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Sectors News from June 2011

Albacor's move to Miami thumbnail image

Albacor's move to Miami

June 30 - June 30 - Albacor Shipping's Banning, California office handled the shipment of a heavy transformer from Savannah Port to Miami, Florida.
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Medden sums up 2011 first half

June 29 - June 29 - Turkish project cargo shipping agency Medden Shipping has been involved in a number of project cargo shipments around the Turkish coastline in the first half of 2011.
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Cruz doubles up IL-76TD flights for significant client

June 29 - June 29 - Almaty, Kazakhstan-based project cargo forwarder Cruz Logistics recently required two IL-76TD journeys on consecutive days to move four load banks from Fujairah, UAE to Uralsk, Kazakhstan for a significant customer.
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ALL for one, one for ALL

June 29 - June 29 - The ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp has opened a Louisiana branch, located centrally between Baton Rouge and New Orleans in Geismar, Louisiana. This opening brings to 31 the number of yards operated by the company and is set to target the stron
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Painting a better environment at Liebherr

June 28 - June 28 - A new painting system has been put into operation at Liebherr-Werk Ehingen which the company considers sets new standards "with regard to environmental friendliness and efficiency."
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To Russia with love through Novorossiysk

June 28 - June 28 - Novorossiysk Port Terminal, in Russia's main port on the Black Sea, has recently played host to two significant high and heavy movements.
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Renewable energy is key says Newhaven port

June 27 - June 27 - Newhaven Port & Properties, the statutory harbour authority for the UK's south coast port of Newhaven, believes that its future lies in serving the renewable energy business and plans to create an 'Eco Port' for the future.
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Broekman Group opens new head office

June 24 - May 24 - Broekman Group has centralised its different operations within a new head office in 'PortCity 1', the Waalhaven, Rotterdam.
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Costa Rica's Laninco joins GPLN

June 24 - June 24 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Laninco S.A. as its latest member in Costa Rica
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TTS International in UAE nitrogen tank move

June 23 - June 23 - Dubai-based project cargo forwarder Transport Technics and Services International (TTS International) has completed the shipment of a 49 m nitrogen tank.
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Rawcliffe ships pair of castings

June 23 - June 23 - JB Rawcliffe & Sons from Skelmersdale, UK has transported two 300 tonne castings for Sheffield Forgemasters International.
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Imperial Reederei takes over BARIS

June 22 - June 22 - Effective July 1, 2011 Imperial Reederei GmbH will be the exclusive shareholder of BARIS Schifffahrtsgesellschaft mbH, with the company operating as Imperial BARIS GmbH from that date with its head office in Berlin and a branch office in Duisbur
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StederGroup links two European seas with South America

June 22 - June 22 - StederGroup Liner Agency has launched a breakbulk, liner service with vessels from 15,000 dwt up to 30,000 dwt and geared with 20 ton cranes between the Black Sea and Mediterranean ports and South American east and west coast ports.
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SAL handles heaviest load ever

June 22 - June 22 - On its maiden voyage, SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land's latest newbuilding Lone, undertook the heaviest lift ever in the company's history.
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Prangl helps out at Schwechat shutdown

June 21 - June 21 - Austrian crane, access, and heavy transport company Prangl has been involved in the annual shutdown at Schwechat refinery, near Vienna, among the largest and most complex inland refineries in Europe.
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Air Partner celebrates half century

June 21 - June 21 - Air Partner plc, a world leading provider of private aviation services, celebrates its 50th anniversary this month.
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Robert Wynn & Sons commence module delivery operations

June 21 - June 21 - The completion of the UK's largest current nuclear project, Evaporator D (where Costain is working with Sellafield Ltd), has moved a stage nearer with the successful completion of the first of the module delivery stages required for this impress
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From Brazil to Bangkok for PPG

June 20 - June 20 - Delegates at last week's fourth annual conference of the Project Professionals Group in Rio de Janeiro endorsed Bangkok as the 2012 annual conference venue for the specialist project forwarding network.
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Cargo Equipment Experts adds new member in Finland

June 20 - June 20 - Nurminen Logistics Oyj has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd (CEE) as the network's member in Helsinki, Finland, representing the service categories: Haulage; Port/Airport Operators; Stevedores; Export Packers and Surveyors
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Ahlers scores a quartet of successful project shipments

June 20 - June 20 - Antwerp-based Ahlers Forwarding has seen some recent significant movements from Asia to developing markets, highlighting the growing importance of Asia to the global project cargo business.
Views: 236
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Kestrel swoops on FALLine

June 17 - June 17 - In a move which the company's owner Andy Thorne describes as "an excellent fit", Kestrel Liner Agencies has been named as UK general agent for FALLine.
Views: 229
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Awards on both sides

June 17 - June 17 - Trans-United Inc, of Burns Harbor, Indianapolis, USA, is celebrating after being named a winner of the Indiana Fleet Safety Contest.
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Hansa Heavy Lift website sets sail

June 17 - June 17 - Just two weeks after the shipping line launched, Hansa Heavy Lift is taking to the digital wavelengths with the launch of a website.
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OIG boosted by half a billion investment

June 17 - June 17 - The Harren & Partner Group and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners (GSCP) have invested USD500 million in Singapore-based OIG Offshore Installation Group to provide the financing for the company's strategic growth and the acquisition of additional ve
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A Chinese epic takeaway the weather couldn't halt

June 17 - June 17 - A biomass boiler destined for green power generation in Italy presented Tuscor Lloyds with problems large in size as the company undertook an extremely difficult and complex multimodal shipment from Hunan province deep inside China through to Tr
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Three-way partnership for emergency relief

June 16 - June 16 - World Vision, Agility and Advance Aid have created a three-way partnership that will enable African-produced emergency relief goods to be provided to assist in African emergencies- a first of its kind.
Views: 162
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Kuehne + Nagel renews Cameron contract

June 16 - June 16 - Cameron, a leading provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries, has re-awarded Kuehne + Nagel with a global contract to handle the company's air logistics, sea logistics as well as road
Views: 213
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Rickmers-Linie rings the changes in North America

June 16 - June 16 - Jerry Nagel has been appointed chairman of the board of Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc where he will continue to participate and contribute with his experience to the activities of Rickmers Group in North America.
Views: 249
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WWPC names new member for Czech Republic and Slovakia

June 15 - June 15 - With immediate effect, LS International Cargo GmbH organizacni slozka Melnik, based in the Czech Republic, has been appointed as the exclusive Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member in that country and in Slovakia.
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ABC transports 'Vostok' space capsule

June 15 - June 15 - The former USSR space capsule 'Vostok 3KA-2' has been safely returned to a museum in Russia onboard an AirBridgeCargo Airlines' B747-400 freighter.
Views: 144
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W. Otlinghaus joins GPLN

June 14 - June 14 - The latest company to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is Stuttgart's W. Otlinghaus GmbH.
Views: 269
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Ruslan International steps in to support aviation history

June 14 - June 14 - A restoration project to preserve the world's last flying Fairey Gannet T5 anti-submarine aircraft received a boost when Ruslan International offered to fly the aircraft from Goose Bay, Canada to a new home in Minneapolis, USA onboard on one its
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PCN duo join forces to move vessel

June 13 - June 13 - Two members of the Project Cargo Network have worked together to oversee the movement of an MLB47 / Textron Vessel (an ex-US Coast Guard boat) from Livorno, Italy to Valletta , Malta.
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Cargo equipment network names new member

June 13 - June 13 - Fiza Logistics Pvt Ltd, which has offices in Kabul, Afghanistan, as well as Islamabad and Karachi, Pakistan, has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) in the service categories export packer and air cargo handlers.
Views: 257
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Modern Freight joins GPLN

June 13 - June 13 - The UAE's Modern Freight Company has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 245
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Donjon salvages fishing boat

June 10 - June 10 - Donjon Marine mobilised its 400 tonne capacity derrick barge, Columbia, NY, to salvage the fishing boat Atlantic Traveler, which had sank after hitting the South Jetty of Manasquan Inlet off Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, USA.
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Sarens remains tight-lipped on investment rumours

June 10 - June 10 - The Sarens Group, one of the world's leading multifunction heavy lift and transport companies, remains tight-lipped over recent reports in the Belgian media which suggest that it could be a potential target for investment groups.
Views: 324
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Agility Project Logistics' Griffin to retire

June 10 - June 10 - Tom Griffin, president and CEO of Agility Project Logistics, plans to retire from Agility from this position within the coming year, and has been named chairman of Agility Project Logistics.
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Qatar Airways buys into Cargolux

June 9 - June 9 - Cargolux has entered into a strategic partnership with Doha-based Qatar Airways. The deal includes the acquisition by Qatar Airways of a 35 percent stake in Cargolux and a commercial cooperation.
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Dania Marine transfers ship to Varamar's management

June 9 - June 9 - Dania Marine, and its Danish bank, have transferred the commercial management of Thor Venture into the supervision of Ukrainian-based Varamar Ltd, representing White Whale Shipping, changing the ship's name to Venture Whale.
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Lufthansa Cargo Charter flies generators to Japan

June 9 - June 9 - Lufthansa Cargo Charter, together with customer Agility, has arranged the shipment of two gas-driven generators on an Antonov 124 freighter from Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport.
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Dockwise hints at leaving Dutch flag

June 8 - June 8 - Dockwise is urging the Dutch government to allow for better protection on its vessels to counteract piracy in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean.
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A2SEA in world first offshore installation

June 8 - June 8 - With five successful offshore wind projects under its belt, Vattenfall UK turned to Danish offshore wind installation business A2SEA to install the world's largest offshore turbines, R5, at Ormonde, 10vkm off the UK coast at Barrow-in-Furness.
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Van der Vlist Projecten's Chinese takeaway

June 8 - June 8 - European heavy lift haulage company Van der Vlist Projecten has recently supervised the successful ex-works shipment of two crated 130 tonne cranes from the Netherlands, via Antwerp, to the Seaport Terminal China.
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It pays to be greener at Antwerp

June 8 - June 8 - Environment-friendly ships calling at the heavy lift and break bulk gateway of Antwerp will earn their owners more than just brownie points: real financial rewards will be generated for 'clean ships', thanks to a decision by the Port Authority's
Views: 211
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Staffing agency points to potential future staff shortages

June 7 - June 7 - An employment and staffing agency that specialises in supplying hoisting and lifting, heavy lift and specialised transport personnel has passed its third anniversary and noted continuing industry trends that could lead to staff shortages in the n
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Out of Africa as OTAL lowers its flag

June 7 - June 7 - It's the end of the line for a stalwart of container shipping for Africa as OT Africa Line, a CMA-CGM group company, is rebranded this month under the Delmas brand.
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Speaking up for project cargo

June 6 - June 6 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has announced two key industry speakers for its 2011 Annual Summit, which will be held from 19-20 November at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London.
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Europe Caribbean Line makes its debut in Aberdeen

June 6 - June 6 - Baltic & European Shipping, a monthly service operated by Europe Caribbean Line between Ipswich, UK, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and Suriname, Guyana and Trinidad, has made its first call at Aberdeen, Scotland.
Views: 171
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Austral Asia Line sets up Projects and Tramp Shipping Division

June 6 - June 6 - Austral Asia Line (AAL) has established a dedicated Project and Tramp Shipping division, based at its head office in Singapore, and engaged a team of four project shipping, chartering and heavy lift cargo specialists, headed by Namir Khanbabi who
Views: 319
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Jumbo Shipping handles Vijay Tanks project

June 3 - June 3 - In India, Jumbo Shipping has handled two significant modules for Vijay Tanks and Vessels Ltd, an international engineering, procurement, fabrications and construction company and one of the world's leading service providers for storage and proces
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Videotel aims to shock to teach shipboard safety

June 3 - June 3 - Videotel Marine International, the leading provider of maritime training systems, has just launched an innovative new training module designed to aid the seafaring industry in its battle to reduce common ship board accidents and the tragic conseq
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Super heavy Chinese takeaway for Hanjin

June 3 - June 3 - Korean logistics company, Hanjin Transportation Co Ltd has utilised the Hanjin Pioneer, a self-propelled barge, to transport significant ship assemblies from China to India.
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Global corporations turn to independent agents claims WCA

June 2 - June 2 - There is growing evidence that the world's largest industrial manufacturers and distributors are turning to independent freight forwarders, especially those that are members of worldwide networks, to help fulfill their global logistics requiremen
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Union Transport joins Conqueror Freight Network

June 2 - June 2 - Freight forwarder Union Transport (Newcastle) Ltd, which is part of the Bromley UK-headquartered Union Transport Group plc has been selected as the exclusive representative in Newcastle, UK, for the Conqueror Freight Network, which operates as a
Views: 181
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WWL appoints India MD

June 2 - June 2 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has appointed Gur Prasad Kohli as managing director for India.
Views: 286
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Terra firma provides business for Plate Logistics

June 2 - June 2 - Buenos Aires-based project forwarder Plate Logistics has undertaken a number of contracts that highlight the importance of underground exploration to the project cargo sector.
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Four project movements display industry's variety

June 1 - June 1 - A quarter of heavy lift and project cargo operations undertaken by members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) demonstrate the wide variety of operations in this industry.
Views: 307
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CEE members bag a brace of projects

June 1 - June 1 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) members are busy with a pair of high and heavy projects on different continents.
Views: 153
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GAC is open for business in Trinidad & Tobago

June 1 - June 1 - GAC Energy & Marine Services LLC (GEMS) is expanding its shipping and logistics services to Trinidad & Tobago, with its newest office open for business in San Fernando.
Views: 88
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PCN grows in new territories

June 1 - June 1 - The Project Cargo Network has broken ground in two new territories and expanded in an existing territory as it grows its global reach.
Views: 224
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DSV buys Finland's Wasa Logistics

June 1 - June 1 - Finland's Ab Wasa Logistics Ltd Oy, which specialises in project forwarding and is one of the nation's market leaders within this sector, has confirmed that it has been acquired by the Finnish subsidiary of Danish transport and logistics company
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