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Sectors News from September 2010

ALS ships its longest piece of cargo thumbnail image

ALS ships its longest piece of cargo

September 29 - September 29 - ALS has shipped its longest single piece of cargo to date, moving a 71 m Mobile Offshore Production Unit riser from Dunkirk, France to Abu Dhabi, UAE.
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Dockwise delivers first of 15 modules for Koniambo project thumbnail image

Dockwise delivers first of 15 modules for Koniambo project

September 28 - September 28 - Heavy lift shipping line Dockwise has been selected as the contractor of choice for the transport of 15 onshore modules for the Koniambo nickel project in New Caledonia, Melanesia in the southwest Pacific.
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ALE Heavylift in crane installation at Tarragona thumbnail image

ALE Heavylift in crane installation at Tarragona

September 28 - September 28 - ALE Heavylift Iberica has performed the skidding of three 1270 tonne container cranes from the assembly area up to the dockside rails on the Andalucia pier at Tarragona Port, Spain.
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Mexican celebrations take off in France thanks to Volga-Dnepr thumbnail image

Mexican celebrations take off in France thanks to Volga-Dnepr

September 27 - September 27 - Main deck capacity provider Volga-Dnepr operated its first flight from an airfield in the Pyrenees in over a decade when it transported two Super Puma helicopters from France to take part in a military parade to mark Mexico's bicentenary ce
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Dachser opens new logistics centre in Copenhagen

September 22 - September 22 - International logistics provider Dachser has opened its new Copenhagen logistics centre on a 70,000 square metre site in Hvidovre. The new facility marked its official opening with a ceremony earlier this month after operating began in mid-
Views: 211
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Boom times ahead for SAL Shipping

September 22 - September 22 - Heavy lift specialist SAL Shipping expects business to boom in the next 12 months as oil and gas developments, including Gorgon, gain momentum.
Views: 174
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Cargoitalia commences Shanghai flights

September 22 - September 22 - Cargoitalia, Italy's all-cargo flag-carrier, has commenced direct scheduled services twice weekly to Shanghai Pudong airport from its Milan Malpensa hub, using its recently-delivered third 90-tonne payload MD11 freighter.
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Dockwise to raise finance for huge vessel

September 21 - September 21 - The increasing demand for means of transportation for extremely large and heavy production platforms has prompted Dockwise Ltd to investigate the options of building a new semi-submersible vessel, larger than its Blue Marlin (73,000 tonnes)
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The Port of Charleston enhances breakbulk handling capabilities

September 21 - September 21 - The Port of Charleston is claiming a boost in cargo handling capabilities after increasing the certified load capacity of its heavy-lift crane from 400 to 450 tonnes. The barge-mounted Charleston Giant, operated by Charleston Heavy Lift, LL
Views: 240
Bertling Logistics appoints FPS Sri Lanka as agent thumbnail image

Bertling Logistics appoints FPS Sri Lanka as agent

September 20 - September 20 - Famous Pacific Shipping Lanka (FPS Sri Lanka) has been appointed as agent by Bertling Logistics India to offer wide-ranging point-to-point project cargo coverage to and from Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
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Port of Guayaquil expands its lift capacities thumbnail image

Port of Guayaquil expands its lift capacities

September 20 - September 20 - Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA),Ecuador, operator of the Guayaquil Container and Multipurpose Terminals (GCMT), has taken delivery of a third G HMK 6407 Mobile Harbour Crane from Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald).
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Ports America announces VP, key account management

September 20 - September 20 - Ports America, the largest independent marine terminal operator in North America, providing terminal management and a full suite of stevedoring and related services, has appointed Curtis F. Flynn to the position of vice president, key accou
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Sweet shipment for Darka thumbnail image

Sweet shipment for Darka

September 20 - September 20 - Sudan and North East Africa project forwarding specialist, Darka for Trading and Services has successfully handled the transport of 4,100 cu m of heavy cargo over 1,100 km from Port Sudan to the White Nile Sugar Project in Abu Hibera (Centr
Views: 211
Cuxhaven ideally suited for green generation traffic thumbnail image

Cuxhaven ideally suited for green generation traffic

September 17 - September 17 - The use of waterborne transport is the ideal method of moving the elements involved in the infrastructure developments for alternative energy production, believe managers at port handling company Cuxport, which is active at the port of Cuxh
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New office for ALS in Hamburg thumbnail image

New office for ALS in Hamburg

September 17 - September 17 - ALS has opened a new office in Hamburg to help expand its network and business opportunities to and from South America for turnkey project work.
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PD Ports shows delicate touch with wind farm units thumbnail image

PD Ports shows delicate touch with wind farm units

September 16 - September 16 - Moving 75 tonne nacelle units from a ship to a specialist vehicle took some delicate touches from PD Ports' experienced stevedoring team at the Port of Immingham.
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Felbermayr opens in Brno

September 16 - September 16 - Austrian heavy lift company, Felbermayr has opened a second facility in the Czech Republic at Brno.
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Gel-coat protector to make shipments shipshape thumbnail image

Gel-coat protector to make shipments shipshape

September 15 - September 15 - UK specialist yacht shipping and project cargo forwarder Peters and May has started to use a gel-coat protector as standard on all its maritime shipments for added protection during movements, says the Southampton-based company.
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Peters & May set to open in Hong Kong

September 14 - September 14 - Peters & May, a major player in the provision of marine logistics, continues to expand its global network and is opening a regional sales office in Hong Kong, effective 4th October 2010.
Views: 269
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Seaboard heads for Belize

September 14 - September 14 - Seaboard Marine has started a service to and from Belize via Miami, Houston and New Orleans, as well as Cristobal, Panama, and Puerto Limon, Costa Rica.
Views: 244
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US Court blocks Idaho shipments

September 14 - September 14 - The battle over permits to move oil equipment through an area of Idaho, USA, continues as the Transportation Department of the US state and energy giant ConocoPhillips filed appeals against a ruling that bans outsize oil equipment shipments
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Nordana adds Manzanillo and Panama thumbnail image

Nordana adds Manzanillo and Panama

September 13 - September 13 - Effective September 23rd, ro-ro and project shipping line, Nordana will offer service with multipurpose ro-ro vessels from its regular ports in the Mediterranean to Manzanillo in Mexico on its Mediterranean-Americas service.
Views: 286
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New player in heavy lift shipping launched

September 13 - September 13 - A new Danish-based jointly-owned shipping company will be interested in cultivating heavy lift and project forwarding cargo utilising small to medium-sized ships worldwide activity, says an executive of the new line.
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Topaz delivers deck structure thumbnail image

Topaz delivers deck structure

September 13 - September 13 - Dubai-based Topaz Energy and Marine has completed the delivery of a deck structure for a Mobile Offshore Production Unit and storage (MOPUstor).
Views: 255
DC Logistics in and out through Itaja thumbnail image

DC Logistics in and out through Itaja

September 10 - September 10 - Brazilian project cargo forwarder DC Logistics Brasil has successfully supervised the shipment of a 122 tonne consignment from Italy to Brazil and an export shipment from Brazil to Germany.
Views: 150
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New Board for SMIT

September 10 - September 10 - A new Board of Directors has been established for SMIT, in connection with with the recent SMIT-Boskalis merger, consisting of four members and replacing the Management Board as well as the Stratcom.
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Peters & May saves the day for Hydra-Sports boat thumbnail image

Peters & May saves the day for Hydra-Sports boat

September 10 - September 10 - Last minute refinements by Peters & May meant that a cutting-edge 2500 VX Vector Series Fishing Boat was transported via air, road and sea to Southampton in the UK, just in time for the Southampton Boat Show.
Views: 127
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Nabros Transport goes on the road

September 9 - September 9 - Gujarat-based project forwarder Nabros Transport has successfully completed the movement of a 41m wide, 6.5m high 420 tonne Syngas Cooler to Essar Bulk Terminal at Hazira in Gujarat, India.
Views: 236
Almajdouie secures major SATORP business thumbnail image

Almajdouie secures major SATORP business

September 9 - September 9 - Dammam-based Almajdouie Heavylift Transport & Engineering (MHL) has succeeded in securing six tranches of forwarding and shipping support for SATROP, SAUDI ARAMCO TOTAL Refining & Petrochemical Company from a number of highly-regarded Korean
Views: 176
Acquisition and partnership in Puerto Rico for Crowley and Islandwide thumbnail image

Acquisition and partnership in Puerto Rico for Crowley and Islandwide

September 9 - September 9 - Project and heavy lift cargo operations are likely to be part of the value-added services provided to customers in Puerto Rico, following Crowley Maritime Corporation's logistics group acquisition of Islandwide Air and Ocean and agreement wi
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Hallin Marine handles world's largest rotor thumbnail image

Hallin Marine handles world's largest rotor

September 9 - September 9 - Hallin Marine Subsea International Ltd has successfully completed the installation of the world's largest rotor diameter subsea tidal turbine, the AK-1000.
Views: 118
Collett joins equipment network thumbnail image

Collett joins equipment network

September 9 - September 9 - UK heavy lift specialist, Collett & Sons has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts in the service categories Heavy haulage, Crane operator, Barge owners, Stevedores and Port Operators.
Views: 287
Coyne Airways backs soccer push by Pacific islands thumbnail image

Coyne Airways backs soccer push by Pacific islands

September 8 - September 8 - UK-based all-cargo airline Coyne Airlines is placing its logo on the shirts of a national football team as it takes its first steps towards being recognised on the world football map.
Views: 158
Panama Canal and Port of Antwerp ink partnership agreement thumbnail image

Panama Canal and Port of Antwerp ink partnership agreement

September 8 - September 8 - An agreement that could generate more heavy lift traffic to the West coast of South America from one of Europe's most important heavy lift and project ports via the Panama canal has been signed.
Views: 266
Summer of heavyweight moves by JSC Transafe Logistics thumbnail image

Summer of heavyweight moves by JSC Transafe Logistics

September 7 - September 7 - Moscow-based oil and gas industry specialist logistics provider JSC Transafe Logistics turned to two stalwarts of maindeck airfreight capacity this summer to move over 150 tonnes of vital oil, gas and power industry equipment.
Views: 286
CCNI adds Bragus Service for bulk and project cargoes thumbnail image

CCNI adds Bragus Service for bulk and project cargoes

September 7 - September 7 - As part of CCNI's growth strategy aimed at enhancing its presence within the Mexican Gulf and East coast of South America, the shipping line has launched its Bragus Service, with the first sailing departing from Houston earlier this month.
Views: 223
Air Partner names UK freight manager thumbnail image

Air Partner names UK freight manager

September 6 - September 6 - Air Partner has expanded its UK freight team with the promotion of Clive Chalmers to UK freight manager.
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A 'busy and intense' heavy lift weekend for Allseas thumbnail image

A 'busy and intense' heavy lift weekend for Allseas

September 3 - September 3 - Specialist UK-based project and out of gauge freight forwarder Allseas Global Logistics handled a brace of heavy lift project cargoes from the UK to destinations in the Middle East and Asia over just one recent weekend.
Views: 332
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More contracts for Dockwise

September 2 - September 2 - Dockwise has been awarded a dozen heavy marine transport and engineering contracts by its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping with a total value of almost USD37 million.
Volga-Dnepr An-124 takes German aid to Pakistan flood victims thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr An-124 takes German aid to Pakistan flood victims

September 2 - September 2 - A generous gesture by the German Ministry of Defence in sending 94 tonnes of urgently needed relief supplies to Islamabad to help victims of the devastating floods in Pakistan has been made possible by a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' An-124-100 frei
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WWL supports Port of Zeebrugge at 2010 World Expo thumbnail image

WWL supports Port of Zeebrugge at 2010 World Expo

September 2 - September 2 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is to support the Port of Zeebrugge at its open day in the Belgium-EU Pavilion at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai later this month.
Views: 337
Harwich welcomes jack-up vessel thumbnail image

Harwich welcomes jack-up vessel

September 1 - September 1 - In the UK, Harwich International Port has welcomed the MPI Resolution - the largest jack-up vessel to call at the port to date.
Views: 170
Combined WWPC power in historic airlift to China thumbnail image

Combined WWPC power in historic airlift to China

September 1 - September 1 - Oy Procargo (Professional Cargo Care Ltd) and Ocean Knight Shipping, both WWPC Members, combined forces to arrange delivery of a 34 tonne metallic roll and other equipment from Finland to a paper factory near Shanghai in China.
Views: 264
GAC acquires Finnish ship agency thumbnail image

GAC acquires Finnish ship agency

September 1 - September 1 - The GAC Group says it has strengthened its presence in the Baltic Sea region with the acquisition of Finnish ship agent, John Nurminen Navis Oy.
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