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Columbia adds 10 thumbnail image

Columbia adds 10

February 28 - February 28 - Heavy lift helicopter operator Columbia Helicopters has acquired ten new aircraft from the Swedish Department of Defence.
Views: 268
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Broshuis launches new steering system

February 28 - February 28 - Netherlands based manufacturer of special trailers and related equipment Broshuis has developed a new steering system - the SL front axle.
Views: 149
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Fairmount delivers Emma Maersk

February 28 - February 28 - Super tug Fairmount Alpine has delivered the container vessel Emma Maersk to the Fincantieri repair yard, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
Views: 176
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Etihad Rail secures USD1.28 billion finance

February 28 - February 28 - Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national rail network, has secured USD1.28 billion financing for Stage One of its national railway project.
Views: 218
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Holleman delivers print equipment

February 27 - February 27 - Holleman Bulgaria, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, handled the transportation of a 120-tonne printing press in Bulgaria during February 2013.
Views: 359
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Saudia Cargo ups frequencies

February 27 - February 27 - Saudia Cargo is to add more flights to selected routes in its existing freighter schedule.
Views: 194
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Strong 2012 at BAHRI

February 27 - February 27 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (BAHRI) saw strong financial performance during 2012.
Views: 267
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WWPC names Airland in Mongolia

February 27 - February 27 - Airland Logistics has become the exclusive representative of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network in Mongolia.
Views: 211
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Wagenborg makes first tank shipment

February 26 - February 26 - Netherlands based Wagenborg Nedlift has delivered the first storage tanks to the Vopak Vlaardingen tank storage terminal in the south of the country.
Views: 206
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Damco sees 'solid' result in 2012

February 26 - February 26 - Freight forwarder and logistics service provider Damco saw significant revenue growth during 2012.
Views: 328
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Safmarine appoints Socopao

February 26 - February 26 - Safmarine MPV has appointed Socopao South Africa as its new liner agent in the country, with an eye on developing trade into West Africa.
Views: 296
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PSP adds Parrick

February 25 - February 25 - Southampton, UK based PSP Worldwide Logistics has named Carly Parrick as global account manager.
Views: 142
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Liburnia delivers trains

February 25 - February 25 - Liburnia Maritime Agency has handled the shipment of four locomotives from Croatia to Morocco.
Views: 257
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Environmental investment at Saint Petersburg

February 25 - February 25 - During 2012, JSC Sea Port of Saint Petersburg (SP of SPb) contributed RUB56.7 million (USD1.87 million) towards minimising the impact of the gateway on nearby ecological systems.
Views: 227
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Saudia Cargo names new ceo

February 25 - February 25 - Saudia Cargo - the standalone air freight wing of Saudia Airlines - has appointed current ceo Fahad Hammad to be responsible for the development of current facilities at airports.
Views: 264
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SILA nets two-year over-dimensional contract

February 25 - February 25 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for Australia, Sinotrans Integrated Logistics Australia (SILA), has been awarded a two-year contract to supply all export services to a large Australian stock listed company.
Views: 168
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The Friday Flyer

February 22 - February 22 - While the on-off strike that threatened to close the US East and Gulf coast, further south another country is facing a blockade by striking longshoreman.
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Schenker serves SolarEdge

February 22 - February 22 - DB Schenker has been appointed European logistics service provider of SolarEdge.
Views: 208
Nautical Institute issues weather guide thumbnail image

Nautical Institute issues weather guide

February 22 - February 22 - The Nautical Institute has launched its Numerical Weather Prediction - a practical guide for mariners publication.
Views: 161
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Agility wins SSAB steel deal

February 22 - February 22 - Global logistics specialist Agility will handle heavy plate exports for steel manufacturer SSAB, in Sweden.
Views: 207
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Messina receives Jolly Quarzo

February 22 - February 22 - Messina Shipping Group has taken delivery of Jolly Quarzo - a newbuild multipurpose vessel from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering.
Views: 225
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Steder delivers Ethiopian load

February 22 - February 22 - Steder Group FCZO Djibouti has shifted heavy power plant machinery through Ethiopia.
Views: 167
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Cargolux lifts Solar Impulse

February 22 - February 22 - Luxembourg based all cargo carrier, Cargolux, has transported the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse between Switzerland and the USA.
Views: 175
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Ellery shifts skids

February 21 - February 21 - Ellery OS Project Cargo has become the latest company to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing New Zealand.
Views: 178
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New evp at Geodis Wilson

February 21 - February 21 - Kim Pedersen has been appointed executive vice president of logistics provider Geodis Wilson, the global freight forwarding division of Geodis Group, effective March 1, 2013.
Views: 217
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Le Havre handles power lift

February 21 - February 21 - The port of Le Havre in northern France has handled a 375-tonne generator component for power company EDF measuring 12.7 m long and 4.20 m in height.
Views: 299
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Blue Water signs contract with Keppel FELS

February 21 - February 21 - Singapore based offshore group Keppel FELS, has awarded a significant contract to Blue Water Shipping for the heavy-lift transportation of five semi-submersible rigs in prefabricated structure.
Views: 282
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Altius handles winter weather project

February 21 - February 21 - Logistics service provider Altius has handled the transportation of 18 large modules from Tarragona, Spain to a jobsite in Le Havre, France.
Views: 299
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What your maritime skills are worth ashore

February 20 - February 20 - The latest Maritime Employment Report from international specialist recruiter Faststream places a sharp focus on the gap that exists between perception and reality across the industry.
Views: 58
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Videotel updates piracy training video

February 20 - February 20 - Nigel Cleave, CEO of Videotel says people must take steps to protect the safety of their crew, their cargo and their vessels against the threat of piracy.
Views: 130
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Strike - dockers occupy heavy lift vessel

February 20 - February 20 - In a dawn raid on Monday February 18, dock workers at South America's largest port invaded the Chinese heavy lift vessel, Zhen Hua 10.
Views: 224
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Full Well joins PCN

February 20 - February 20 - Full Well Freight has become the latest forwarder to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Cambodia.
Views: 251
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LLX appoints ASCO at Acu Superport

February 20 - February 20 - The ASCO Group, an international oil and gas service company, has signed an agreement with Brazilian logistics firm LLX to support the development of Acu Superport.
Views: 208
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MIQ strengthens New Orleans position

February 20 - February 20 - Kansas headquartered logistics concern MIQ Logistics has opened a new global service centre in New Orleans, USA.
Views: 166
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Inchcape warns of Spanish disruption

February 19 - February 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services has warned of a likely impact on crew logistics services in all Spanish ports after Iberia Airlines called a five-day national strike.
Views: 223
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Syon ships steel structures

February 19 - February 19 - Project Cargo Network member for Dubai, Syon Logistics, has delivered outsized steel structures to Oman.
Views: 220
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WWPC duo delivers under pressure

February 19 - February 19 - CNC Freight Services has managed the transport of heavy pressure vessels from Malaysia to DeKalb, Illinois, USA.
Views: 294
Dockwise Vanguard loads Jack/St Malo platform thumbnail image

Dockwise Vanguard loads Jack/St Malo platform

February 19 - February 19 - Netherlands based heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise has safely completed its first ever float-on operation earlier this week utilising its newbuild Dockwise Vanguard.
Views: 445
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Cargolux adds Port Harcourt to network

February 18 - February 18 - Luxembourg B747 freighter operator Cargolux is to add Port Harcourt in Nigeria as a new destination to its African network from March 5, 2013.
Views: 167
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RollDock marks first steel cut on new vessels

February 18 - February 18 - Netherlands based heavy lift company RollDock Shipping has celebrated the first steel cut on the first of two new heavy lift vessels it has ordered from German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft.
Views: 326
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ISF calls for visa relaxation

February 18 - February 18 - The International Shipping Federation (ISF), which represents maritime employers globally, is calling on port states to facilitate the right of seafarers to shore leave, in line with international treaty obligations.
Views: 283
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Kuebler takes on elements

February 18 - February 18 - Kuebler Spedition had to overcome challenging conditions to deliver heavy machinery to a car manufacturing plant.
Views: 173
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Saudia Cargo posts record result

February 18 - February 18 - Saudia Cargo, the stand-alone air freight division of Saudia Airlines, has achieved record annual results for 2012.
Views: 203
The Friday Flyer - February 15th 2013 thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer - February 15th 2013

February 15 - HLPFI staff's Valentine's Day present was the launch of a new-look website that we hope will set the agenda for heavy lift and project cargo reporting for years to come.
Views: 427
GvanB wins ABA contract thumbnail image

GvanB wins ABA contract

February 15 - February 15 - Antwerp Breakbulk Agencies has named GvanB Logistics Ltd as its official booking agent in the Netherlands.
Views: 179
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Multitrade Spain on right track

February 15 - February 15 - Multitrade Spain has been contracted to transport 57 metro cars for a metro line in Panama.
Views: 212
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Strong demand for new crane

February 15 - February 15 - German equipment manufacturer Liebherr unveiled its new 9-axle LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane during 2012.
Views: 297
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Aaras generates results

February 15 - February 15 - Pakistan's Aaras Shipping Agencies has transported two steam generators and auxiliary equipment from Port Mohammad bin Qasim, Karachi, to an inland power plant.
Views: 222
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DSV snaps up Seatainers

February 15 - February 15 - Logistics services provider DSV has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Seatainers Group A/S.
Views: 304
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First of eight for China Navigation

February 15 - February 15 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has successfully launched the first of a new series of eight S-Class vessels.
Views: 347
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TII Group unveils latest innovations

February 14 - February 14 - Heavy-duty vehicle manufacturers SCHEUERLE and NICOLAS - members of the TII Group - have unveiled some of their latest product innovations.
Views: 77
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Details of US port labour deal revealed

February 14 - February 14 - The details of the tentative master contract that the International Longshoremen's Association has negotiated with the U.S. Maritime Alliance (USMX), has been revealed.
Views: 112
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Van der Vlist delivers worldwide

February 14 - February 14 - Netherlands headquartered Van der Vlist Group has been busy expanding its global presence, whist executing projects worldwide.
Views: 415
WTS establishes Houston presence thumbnail image

WTS establishes Houston presence

February 14 - February 14 - In response to client demand Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) has opened a new office in Houston, Texas, USA.
Views: 156
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Antwerp and Rosmorport foster trade ties

February 14 - February 14 - Belgium's port of Antwerp will collaborate with Rosmorport - the state-owned company that represents the interests of all Russian seaports.
Views: 272
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New CEE member for Belgium

February 14 - February 14 - Wijngaard Natie has been appointed Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd (CEE) network member in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 215
World Bank backs Jamaica's hub dream thumbnail image

World Bank backs Jamaica's hub dream

February 13 - February 13 - The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica's aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf and East Coast area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project.
Views: 269
TT Club sees innovation in logistics thumbnail image

TT Club sees innovation in logistics

February 13 - February 13 - Leading insurance specialist in the global freight industry, TT Club reports that innovation in the logistics sector is on the rise.
Views: 171
Imperial secures Joy mining deal thumbnail image

Imperial secures Joy mining deal

February 13 - February 13 - USA headquartered mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global Mining has given the contract for its South African distribution services to IMPERIAL Distribution.
Views: 209
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CEA transports heavy equipment in Thailand

February 13 - February 13 - CEA Projects and Logistics Thailand has transported oversized and heavy oil refinery equipment through Thailand to Mataphut port, bound for Iraq.
Views: 388
Clipper shifts turbines down under thumbnail image

Clipper shifts turbines down under

February 13 - February 13 - Clipper Projects has shipped 56 wind turbines to Musselroe Wind Park, northern Tasmania, Australia, for Vestas Wind Systems.
Views: 159
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Port of Hamburg sees declines

February 13 - February 13 - The Port of Hamburg, Germany, saw its total cargo throughput marginally decline over the course of 2012.
Views: 129
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Dockwise accepts Boskalis takeover bid

February 13 - February 13 - The board of directors of Breda based shipping line Dockwise has unanimously welcomed the proposed combination with marine services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster.?
Views: 286
New look - old values! thumbnail image

New look - old values!

February 13 - February 13 - Welcome to our new and improved HLPFI website.
Views: 193
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Saudia Cargo wins hearts with flowers

February 12 - February 12 - It might not be the usual type of urgent project assignment that Saudia Cargo is used to - but the repercussions if this urgent freight does not get into the eager hands of the customer on time could be severe.
Views: 171
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MOL helps fund battle against piracy

February 12 - February 12 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is to collaborate with Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena NYK and 'K' Line in support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support job creation and skill development projects in Somalia.
Views: 170
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Navitrans joins Project Partners

February 12 - February 12 - Turkey based Navitrans Shipping Agency has joined the Project Partners network of forwarding agents.
Views: 359
Safmarine MPV names Norton Lilly thumbnail image

Safmarine MPV names Norton Lilly

February 12 - February 12 - Safmarine MPV, the specialist project cargo and breakbulk cargo operator to West Africa, has appointed Norton Lilly International as its full liner agent in the United States.
Views: 344
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ASCO gets 5-year Norwegian contract

February 12 - February 12 - The ASCO Group has won a five-year contract for supply base and logistics services in support of Lundin's drilling and operational activities in the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including the Brynhild and Edvard Grieg fields, as well as expl
Views: 167
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Greencarrier puts wind in its sales with G

February 11 - February 11 - The Swedish East India Company and the Swedish transportation company Greencarrier have signed an agreement for the later to use the former's 18th-century East Indiaman sailing ship, G
Views: 131
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Ship and container reliability improve

February 11 - February 11 - According to Drewry's quarterly report Carrier Performance Insight, just published, ship-level and container-level Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) showed significant quarter-on-quarter increases in reliability in the fourth quarter of 2012
Views: 112
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Conqueror: the latest network to join ELITE

February 11 - February 11 - Conqueror Freight Network has joined the Elite Association of Logistic Networks (ELITE) after passing the qualifying criteria for membership.
Views: 115
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Cargolux adopts new business plan

February 11 - February 11 - The board of directors of freighter operator Cargolux has formulated a new business plan for the period from 2013 to 2017.
Views: 240
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Viennesse waltz for Seaports of Niedersachsen

February 11 - February 11 - Once again, Seaports of Niedersachsen used the European Wind Energy Association's (EWEA) conference, held last week in Vienna, to present the capabilities of its ports to deliver logistics solutions for the wind energy sector.
Views: 123
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CEE duo handles Chinese tram shipment

February 11 - February 11 - The railway transportation specialist Multitrade Spain is working with Intermax Logistics Solutions in China, to handle a prototype tram being moved from the Spanish port of Tarragona to Chengdu via Shanghai, under a contract signed between
Views: 314
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Transload enhances Project Partners membership

February 11 - February 11 - Argentina's Transload International is enhancing its existing membership of Project Partners by enrolling its branches in Brazil and Venezuela into the specialist network for project freight forwarders.
Views: 142
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GAC named Oman Sail's logistics partner

February 8 - February 8 - Dubai headquartered GAC Logistics has been named the official logistics partner by Oman Sail for the EFG Bank Sailing Arabia The Tour - a boat race that sets sail of on February 10.
Views: 218
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The Friday Flyer

February 8 - February 8 - The old adage - talk is cheap - does not seem to apply in the EU's corridors of power in Brussels where agreement is being sought on a trillion-euro budget for the next seven years for the 27-nation union.
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Fairmount couple tow rig to Brazil

February 8 - February 8 - The super tugs Fairmount Sherpa and Fairmount Expedition operated by Netherlands headquartered Fairmount Marine, have towed the drilling rig Noble Max Smith from the Gulf of Mexico to Brazil.
Views: 142
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IAG ships Pagani supercar

February 8 - February 8 - IAG Cargo - the result of the merger between British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo - has successfully shipped a Pagani Huayra supercar from Frankfurt to Hong Kong.
Views: 277
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Huttons awarded international accreditation

February 8 - February 8 - Huttons, A UK based supplier of equipment to the marine and offshore industry, has achieved a number of international accreditations. The company has been awarded the ISO 9001 management standard, environmental management standard ISO 14001,
Views: 78
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HHI sees 2012 profit slide

February 8 - February 8 - Seoul, South Korea headquartered Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) - the world's largest shipbuilder - has seen its 2012 net profit plummet 62 percent year-on-year to KRW1.04 trillion (USD954 million), according to reports in the international m
Views: 217
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MIQ adds to its sales force

February 8 - February 8 - Kansas, USA based transportation specialist MIQ Logistics has strengthened its sales force with the appointment of Dede Aguayo as director of business development.
Views: 244
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Erman added to WCA management team

February 8 - February 8 - WCA Family of Logistic Networks, an industry association representing the interests of small to medium-sized freight forwarders worldwide, has expanded its management team with the appointment of Reha Erman as regional manager for the America
Views: 177
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Port of Albany serves O&G clients

February 8 - February 8 - The port of Albany has been tasked with shipping modular housing to an Exxon/Mobile offshore drilling project in Newfoundland.
Views: 143
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Damen delivers newbuild combi-lift vessel

February 7 - February 7 - Damen Shipyards Bergum, a subsidiary of Netherlands headquartered Damen Shipyards Group, has delivered a brand new combi-lift vessel - the Damen Combi Freighter 3850 'Hoogvliet'.
Views: 163
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Howell joins Allseas Global Logistics

February 7 - February 7 - UK heavy lift and project cargo specialist Allseas Global Logistics has appointed Colin Howell as its new project coordinator.
Views: 294
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Thursday Flyer

February 7 - February 7 - HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw presents a round up of Thursday's news and views from across the industry. For starters, Hamburger Hafen and Logistik (HHLA), one of Europe leading port logistics groups, released its preliminary performance f
Views: 290
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WWPC adds exclusive Israeli member

February 7 - February 7 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has appointed Total Cargo Ltd as its exclusive network member for Israel.
Views: 219
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Cargo Equipment Experts welcomes latest member

February 7 - February 7 - The global network for equipment owners serving the heavy and outsized cargo industry - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) - has added German Survey Marine to its ranks.
Views: 144
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BEST fights elements to deliver reactors

February 7 - February 7 - Szczecin, Poland based BEST Logistics has delivered six reactors from the port of Szczecin to the port of Schwedt, Germany.
Views: 248
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Olympic charters by ABC

February 7 - February 7 - Russia's largest all cargo carrier AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) - a part of the Volga-Dnepr Group - has completed the first of a series of charter flights between Frankfurt, Germany and Sochi, Russia. The B747-400F charter flight was loaded
Views: 186
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Wednesday Flyer

February 6 - February 6 - In today's round round-up of general news from across the industry, HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw, reports that international logistics provider, Logwin has opened a new warehouse in Sydney, Australia. The 4,000 sq m facility will bring al
Views: 344
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Crowley and TITAN relief efforts in wake of Sandy

February 6 - February 6 - Jacksonville headquartered Crowley Maritime Corporation and its subsidiary TITAN Salvage have completed a number of emergency response projects in the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.
Views: 294
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Clipper sets environmental standards

February 6 - February 6 - Clipper Group has been awarded ISO 50001 - Energy management systems, certification for its fleet of vessels.
Views: 82
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Third Steel in Transit conference

February 6 - February 6 - On April 18-19, 2013 the third Steel in Transit conference will take place in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 227
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BaltShip upgrades Singapore office

February 6 - February 6 - Danish headquartered BaltShip has strengthened its position in the Asia-Pacific market by upgrading its Singapore sales office to a fully-fledged project logistics hub, with chartering and project management capabilities.
Views: 150
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Bahri gets first of six

February 6 - February 6 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of the first of six general cargo ships ordered from Hyundai MIPO in 2011.
Views: 320
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SeaWorks names Brazilian agent

February 6 - February 6 - SeaWorks bv, the Dutch company, which announced in January that is is the commercial agent of a new project carrier and liner service established under the name of C-Works Carriers (CWC) has announced the appointment of Seanet as general comm
Views: 284
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Tuesday Flyer

February 6 - February 5 - Welcome to the first edition of our Tuesday round-up, in which HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw, delivers a snap shot of general news from across the industry that has caught his eye today.
Views: 497
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BWS tasked with shipment of jack-up rig

February 6 - February 6 - Danish-owned global transport and logistics company Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has been selected by Lamprell Energy to transport a LeTourneau S116E jack-up rig from the UAE to Russia.
Views: 236
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London calling for ISS Palumbo

February 5 - February 5 - Following last October's news of a strategic partnership between Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and offshore project logistics and freight forwarding specialists, Palumbo SpA, HLPFI has learned that ISS Palumbo has opened an office in the U
Views: 394
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Wagenborg Nedlift buys mobile crane

February 5 - February 5 - Netherlands based Wagenborg Nedlift has acquired a brand-new 400-ton mobile crane manufactured by Tadano Faun.
Views: 227
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Cargolux widens freighter network

February 5 - February 5 - Luxembourg all-cargo airline Cargolux has added three new destinations to its freighter network: Xiamen, China; Latacunga, Ecuador; and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. B747-8 freighters will serve the three destinations.
Views: 207
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Vanguard's African trek

February 5 - February 5 - South African heavy lift specialist Vanguard has transported a 130-ton (117.9-tonne) transformer 2,300 km between Johannesburg and Cahora Bassa Power Station, Mozambique.
Views: 274
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Former Beluga boss in dock

February 5 - February 5 - HLPFI understands that the Bremen state prosecution intends to charge Niels Stolberg, the former ceo and founder of bankrupt Beluga Shipping, with 16 counts of fraud, although no trial date has yet been set.
Views: 246
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Cuxport enjoys strong 2012

February 4 - February 4 - Cuxhaven, Germany headquartered port services provider Cuxport handled approximately 1.6 million tonnes of cargo over the course of 2012.
Views: 188
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MaxXLogistics secures UAE wagons

February 4 - February 4 - MaxXLogistics FZCO has secured a large project from Etihad Rail in the UAE for the shipment and handling of rail wagons.
Views: 189
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Terex delivers China crane

February 4 - February 4 - Equipment manufacturer Terex Cranes has delivered a Terex CC 6800 crawler crane to Shandon Gulf Large Size Hoisting Equipment Co. Ltd (Gulf Hoisting), in China.
Views: 297
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C.H. Robinson supports green movement

February 4 - February 4 - Multimodal logistics service provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc has donated USD20,000 to Cascade Sierra Solutions - a Eugene, Oregon, USA based non-profit organisation dedicated to helping small trucking business afford fuel and emissions-r
Views: 201
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Antwerp developments

February 4 - February 4 - Imports thought the Port of Antwerp have become cheaper as it is now possible to defer value added tax (VAT) on imports without having to pay a deposit.
Views: 143
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Intermax shifts mill stands across China

February 4 - February 4 - Intermax Logistics Solutions has transported over-dimensional mill stands from Deyang, Sichuan Province, China, to Jiangsu on the east coast of the country.
Views: 246
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Wilbert Turmkrane files for bankruptcy

February 4 - February 4 - On January 25, 2013 German tower crane manufacturer Wilbert Turmkrane started bankruptcy proceedings. Wilbert Kranservice and Wilbert Montage, the Wilbert rental and erection operation divisions, will not be affected by the insolvency of the
Views: 256
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The Friday Flyer

February 1 - February 1 - With just over a week to go before the Chinese New Year, HLPFI staff are beginning to break open the fortune cookies while looking forward to the lion parades near our London HQ.
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Quartet develops offshore wind farm installation plan

February 1 - February 1 - Project forwarder deugro Denmark A/S, together with partners Conquest Offshore, Amasus Shipping / Abis Shipping, have developed a joint plan for the installation of offshore wind farm components.
Views: 250
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WCA prepares for 2013 Family Week

February 1 - February 1 - Over 2,500 independent freight forwarders will gather in Bangkok, Thailand from March 3-10 2013 at what the organisers say will be the world's largest logistics networking event - WCA Family Week.
Views: 212
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Fairmount Marine delivers Tamar jacket

February 1 - February 1 - Netherlands based Fairmount Marine has delivered the newbuild Noble Tamar jacket to the Tamar gas field in the eastern Mediterranean.
Views: 162
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A2Sea on the double at Gunfleet Sands

February 1 - February 1 - Sea Installer, 2SEA's second-generation offshore wind turbine installation vessel, has successfully installed two Siemens 6MW test turbines at the Gunfleet Sands 3 offshore wind farm in the UK.
Views: 148
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Dimerco delivers Paris-Shanghai project shipment

February 1 - February 1 - Taiwan based global logistics services provider Dimerco Express Group, has successfully executed its 'Charter Cargo Project' - involving the shipment of 96.1 tonnes of over-dimensional cargo between Paris Vatry airport, France, and Shanghai P
Views: 203
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Indian crane takeaway for V. Alexander

February 1 - February 1 - Bremen, Germany headquartered V. Alexander Logistics - a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network - has organised the shipment of approximately 2,500 tonnes of special cranes and equipment from Xiamen, China to Kolkata, India.
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