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BEL joins PCN

July 31 - July 31 - Bengal Electric Ltd (BEL) has become the newest addition to the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Bangladesh.
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Ballast water regulations imminent

July 31 - July 31 - Shipowners will soon be forced to address new and expensive regulations to deal with ballast water, says the UK P&I Club
Views: 539
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Jassim relies on Scheuerle unit

July 30 - July 30 - Kuwait headquartered Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Company (JTC) has deployed the Scheuerle InterCombi trailer on a recent heavy lift project.
Views: 650
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CEA doubles-up in Thailand

July 30 - July 30 - CEA Projects - a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Thailand - has successfully transported two catamarans along the Eastern seaboard of Thailand's Gulf Coast.
Views: 456
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Say Hi to BigLift's Happy Sky

July 30 - July 30 - BigLift Shipping's latest addition to its fleet, Happy Sky, is now on its maiden commercial voyage from Shanghai in China to Cape Lambert, Australia carrying three large modules weighing 935 tonnes, 818 tonnes and 777 tonnes, which will be insta
Views: 580
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Barloworld acquires TCS

July 30 - July 30 - Barloworld Transport Solutions (BWTS) has acquired TCS Logistics (PYT) Ltd, a specialist in moving abnormal loads into and around sub-Saharan Africa.
Views: 806
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Geodis Wilson names USA boss

July 30 - July 30 - Michael Greco has been appointed managing director of Geodis Wilson (GW) in the USA.
Views: 649
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Erickson adds Crespo to sales team

July 30 - July 30 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has named Santiago Crespo its vice president of global sales and marketing, effective July 31, 2013.
Views: 676
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Strong Q2 at Panalpina

July 29 - July 29 - Panalpina Group has seen Q2 2013 gross profit grow by 10 percent year-on-year to CHF399 million (UAD430.1 million). Revenue during that time grew by 3.53 percent to CHF1.72 billion (USD1.85 billion).
Views: 748
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XLP extends Embassy membership

July 29 - July 29 - The XLProjects (XLP) network has welcomed its latest member office representing Turkey, Embassy Freight.
Views: 434
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Cargolux widens Vietnamese footprint

July 29 - July 29 - Cargolux has operated the first B747-8 freighter flight into Tan Son Nhat International airport, Ho Chin Minh City, Vietnam, following its first revenue generating B747-8F flight into Noi Ba International airport, Hanoi, Vietnam, in March, which
Views: 365
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The Friday Flyer - July 26th 2013

July 26 - This week Cosco Shipping confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for a further four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co.
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Cargolux and unions reach agreement

July 26 - July 26 - Following a meeting between Cargolux International Airlines management and the two unions representing staff at the Luxembourg carrier, OGBL and LCGB, on July 24 all parities reached an agreement on an addendum that will form part of a revised c
Views: 334
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Final Mexican member joins PCN

July 26 - July 26 - Trafiver Logistics SA de CV has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as its third and final representative in Mexico.
Views: 729
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V. Alexander completes Indian shipment

July 26 - July 26 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member representing Germany, V. Alexander International Logistics, recently shipped over-dimensional cases containing machinery from Germany to India.
Views: 479
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Wismar takes another Sennebogen crane

July 26 - July 26 - Germany's Seehafen Wismar GmbH has taken delivery of a Sennebogen 870 M harbour crane from LST Bau- und Industriemaschinen GmbH, Sennebogen's local sales partner.
Views: 640
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Another four multipurpose newbuilds for Cosco

July 26 - July 26 - Cosco Shipping has confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS).
Views: 500
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UTi Worldwide names new projects boss

July 26 - July 26 - California, USA headquartered supply chain and logistics company UTi Worldwide Inc. has named Bruce Hulings its global vice president for projects, mining and energy.
Views: 343
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CJ Korea chooses Amarcon's OCTOPUS

July 25 - July 25 - Netherlands headquartered Amarcon - a member of the ABB Group - has received an order for two OCTOPUS-Onboard motion monitoring systems from CJ Korea Express.
Views: 778
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GPLN returns to Bangkok

July 25 - July 25 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) - one of the largest non-exclusive project logistics networks - will celebrate its 10th anniversary at its next annual general meeting in Bangkok, March 16-18, 2014. The AGM takes place just after the
Views: 431
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Bahri acquires third newbuild

July 25 - July 25 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has received its newbuild 26,000 dwt general cargo vessel, Bahri Tabuk.
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Extra capacity drives Saudi growth

July 25 - July 25 - Saudi Airlines Cargo has issued its performance figures for the first six months of 2013 revealing that it handled 270,000 tonnes of cargo, up 4 percent year-on-year over the equivalent period of 2012. Revenues were up by six percent year-on-yea
Views: 441
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Reels prove lucrative for Van der Vlist

July 25 - July 25 - A regular shipment for heavy transport specialist Van der Vlist in the UK is cable reels and drums and the company says it is carving a good niche in this sector.
Views: 298
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Columbia completes ski slope project

July 25 - July 25 - Portland, Oregon based Columbia Helicopters has deployed one of its heavy lift aircraft in support of a ski lift refurbishment project in North-Central Washington State, USA.
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July 24 - July 24 - The Power Logistics Asia 2013 exhibition and conference, which will be hosted in Singapore, September 30-31, 2013, will feature Per Th
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XLP adds Jacky Line

July 24 - July 24 - Tel-Aviv, Israel based Jacky Line Group has become the newest member of XLProjects, the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers.
Views: 494
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Ro-ro gets go-go at Everett

July 24 - July 24 - The Port of Everett, USA received a USD1.5 million grant from the Washington State to complete the second phase of its ro-ro cargo facility.
Views: 684
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First shipment of massive Panama lock gates

July 24 - July 24 - According to a post on the Geodis Wilson website, the Industrial Projects Division of Geodis Wilson, has successfully completed the loading of the first 4 lock gates, to be shipped to Panama.
Views: 383
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SFS joins XLP

July 24 - July 24 - Non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterer, XLProjects (XLP), has welcomed Seoul, South Korea based SFS Global Logistics to its ranks.
Views: 523
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Holleman in Bulgarian boiler move

July 24 - July 24 - Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D., a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has coordinated the shipment of a large boiler and a furnace from Denmark to Katunitsa village in Bulgaria.
Views: 334
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Beyel dismantles space crane

July 24 - July 24 - Florida headquartered Beyel Brothers Inc. recently purchased a new Terex AC 350/6 all terrain crane, and its first mission was to complete a heavy lift project to support the NASA Space Shuttle Programme at Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, USA.
Views: 574
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KOG sees promise in Vietnam

July 23 - July 23 - Global project forwarder KOG Transport has opened an office in Vietnam, adding to its international network.
Views: 410
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Boskalis selects Barge Master

July 23 - July 23 - Netherlands headquartered Barge Master develops and produces motion compensation platforms for the marine and offshore industry. Marine contractor Boskalis will employ the Barge Master platform during phase three of the Malampaya project, offsho
Views: 474
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Erickson expands with Air Amazonia

July 23 - July 23 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has signed a definitive purchase agreement for Brazil based Air Amazonia Servi
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New chief exec at Port of Rotterdam

July 23 - July 23 - Allard Castelein will become the new chief executive of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, effective January 1, 2014.
Views: 351
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ALE buys Nooteboom trailers

July 23 - July 23 - UK heavy transportation specialist ALE has placed a multimillion dollar order with Netherlands headquartered Nooteboom Trailers for 16 units designed for the transportation of wind turbine parts.
Views: 482
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Geodis adds senior names

July 23 - July 23 - Global logistics provider Geodis has made two senior appointments across its business units.
Views: 704
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Aeroscraft gains House and Senate backing

July 22 - July 22 - The Aeroscraft is a new type of rigid variable buoyance air vehicle currently under-development by California headquartered Aeros. The Aeroscraft has the ability to lift and offload heavy cargoes without the need to re-ballast, fly over 3,000 na
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Formaco joins with Irizar

July 22 - July 22 - Netherlands based forging and casting works Formaco has signed a contract with Spain's Irizar Forge for the exclusive sale of the latter's forged lifting hooks, crane lifting blocks and associated equipment in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Views: 421
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Cargolux reconnects with Santiago de Chile

July 22 - July 22 - Luxembourg headquartered all-cargo airline Cargolux International will reinstate its weekly B747 freighter service to Santiago de Chile, as of July 28, 2013.
Views: 353
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Chapman Freeborn rebrands OBC services

July 22 - July 22 - Global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn has rebranded its on board courier (OBC) service following a successful global expansion of the product during 2012.
Views: 256
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Ginckels joins Euroports

July 22 - July 22 - Effective July 15, 2013 Gunther Ginckels has been appointed business unit director breakbulk at Euroports Benelux and France.
Views: 559
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COSCO Shipping receives second newbuild

July 22 - July 22 - DA KANG, the second of eight 28,000 dwt Da Type III heavy lift ships being acquired by COSCO Shipping, has been christened and delivered at Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS), entering into operation immediately.
Views: 462
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Mixed results for Antwerp in first half

July 22 - July 22 - The port of Antwerp reports that it handled 95,662,759 tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, an increase of 2.0 percent in comparison with the same period in 2012.
Views: 424
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Noble executes US-Pakistan project

July 19 - July 19 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Pakistan, Noble Shipping, has completed the delivery of a gas booster compressor (SGBC) system on behalf of engineering firm Descon, between the USA and Pakistan.
Views: 588
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McKeil tugs reach stacker

July 19 - July 19 - Ontario, Canada headquartered McKeil Marine recently moved a 1,200 tonne reach stacker between Belledune, New Brunswick and Port Cartier, Quebec.
Views: 383
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The Friday Flyer - July 19th 2013

July 19 - Economic black clouds are being seen over two of the BRIC countries that could spell stormy weather for operators in the heavy lift and project cargo markets.
Views: 1222
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Hansa extends heavy lift fleet

July 19 - July 19 - Germany headquartered shipping line Hansa Heavy Lift has purchased two F-class vessels from another undisclosed shipping company. The new additions will sail under the names HHL Elbe and HHL Tyne.
Views: 563
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Change at the top for WPG

July 19 - July 19 - World Project Group, a network of project cargo specialists, elected Efsun Sarac of Istanbul-based SNS International Transport and Foreign Trade as its president at its recent AGM in St. Petersburg.
Views: 508
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Everett names new marketing chief

July 19 - July 19 - Washington, USA based Port of Everett has named veteran maritime professional Walter Seidl as marketing director.
Views: 422
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CEEC starts on bridge project

July 18 - July 18 - China Energy Engineering Group Co. Ltd (CEEC) won the CB02 contract to transport 151,000 tonnes of steel structures for use in the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge project, which will connect Hong Kong on the east bank of the Pearl River Delta to Z
Views: 536
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Mammoet completes 14,000 tonne load-out (Video)

July 18 - July 18 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet has completed the lifting and load-out of the 12,000 tonne Bien Dong topside in Vung Tang, Southern Vietnam.
Views: 472
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'Training Matters' says Videotel

July 18 - July 18 - In its latest video 'Training Matters', maritime education services provider Videotel demonstrates the importance of staff training to shipowners and its impact on profitability.
Views: 697
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Holleman leads three transformer projects

July 18 - July 18 - Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D., a Bulgarian member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has completed a trio of heavy projects.
Views: 543
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TPL and Can move Turkish OOG modules

July 18 - July 18 - Belgium based Transport & Project Logistics (TPL) Antwerp together with Turkish partner Can Logistics teamed-up to deliver over-dimensional cooler and granulator sections for a plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 587
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TPL and Can move Turkish OOG modules

July 18 - July 18 - Belgium based Transport & Project Logistics (TPL) Antwerp together with Turkish partner Can Logistics teamed-up to deliver over-dimensional cooler and granulator sections for a plant in Saudi Arabia.
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Ukraine announces JV to build AN-124s

July 18 - July 18 - According to an announcement on the web portal of the Ukrainian government, one of the important results of Ukrainian-Russian meeting of Prime Ministers of the two countries, which was held on July 12, 2013 in Sochi, was an agreement to establis
Views: 494
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MariTrans joins CargoTrans

July 18 - July 18 - XLProjects network member MariTrans has become part of CargoTrans - a provider Customs, brokerage, consolidation and freight forwarding services.
Views: 237
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Bermingham joins Swissport

July 18 - July 18 - David Bermingham has been named ceo of Swissport UK Ground Handling and Swissport UK Cargo Services.
Views: 252
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Coordinadora powers through Seville

July 17 - July 17 - Spain based Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has moved a 247 tonne turbine through the city streets of Seville.
Views: 405
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Construction of new SkyCargo hub starts

July 17 - July 17 - Construction is underway on the new Emirates SkyCargo terminal at Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International airport, UAE.
Views: 382
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Broekman buys TWO Chemical

July 17 - July 17 - Netherlands headquartered Broekman Group has acquired TWO Chemical Logistics from Emons Group.
Views: 666
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Swissport appoints Livingston

July 17 - July 17 - Aviation ground services provider Swissport International has appointed Stan Livingston as senior vice president global key account management ground handling.
Views: 624
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Erickson secures Arctic-Alaska deal

July 16 - July 16 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has been awarded a contract renewal by the US Department of Transportation, providing helicopter passenger and cargo transport in Alaska for the Essential Air Service programme.
Views: 403
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Air Partner trades up

July 16 - July 16 - UK headquartered air charter broker Air Partner has reported strong trading over the last eight weeks.
Views: 416
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Swiss and Chapman tie-up

July 16 - July 16 - UK headquartered broker Chapman Freeborn Airchartering will support Swiss WorldCargo - the air freight arm of Swiss International Air Lines - with all third-party aircraft chartering requirements.
Views: 332
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Burkhalter expands Houston offering

July 16 - July 16 - Mississippi, USA headquartered heavy lift, rigging and specialised transport provider Burkhalter has expanded its Houston branch to include operations and sales teams, as well as establishing a local operating facility.
Views: 485
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PCN duo deliver cooler

July 16 - July 16 - Project Cargo Network members Allison Shipping (USA) and Ellery OS Project Cargo (New Zealand) teamed-up to deliver an industrial cooler.
Views: 432
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Kerry acquires Braservice

July 16 - July 16 - Hong Kong based global logistics services provider Kerry Logistics has acquired a minority stake in Braservice - a Brazil based logistics and Customs brokerage firm.
Views: 617
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Swissport promotes Knudsen

July 16 - July 16 - Aviation ground handling services provider Swissport International has named Nils Pries Knudsen its new head of global cargo services.
Views: 559
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Stedergroup move frames to UK

July 16 - July 16 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member representing the Netherlands, Stedergroup B.V., has transported two blade rack frames and associated equipment from Flushing to Teesside in the UK.
Views: 291
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Logwin strengthens India network

July 16 - July 16 - Third party logistics provider Logwin has expanded its network in India by opening a new office in Kolkata and expanding its facilities in Chennai.
Views: 636
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Seawave joins PCN

July 15 - July 15 - Seawave Navigation has become the third and final member of the Project Cargo Network, representing Tunisia.
Views: 419
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Bay Crane opens Smithfield facility

July 15 - July 15 - USA based crane supplier Bay Crane hosted almost 1,500 people at the opening of its new Smithfield, Rhode Island facility.
Views: 451
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Ports America serves new LGL service

July 15 - July 15 - Ports America will provide terminal and stevedoring services for Liberty Global Logistics LLC's (LGL) new monthly service to the Middle East from Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Views: 492
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EMS APO starts in Albania

July 15 - July 15 - Leer, Germany headquartered EMS Shipping and Trading has officially started operating the East Terminal in the Port of Durres, Albania.
Views: 416
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Massive jacket pile takes a bow

July 15 - July 15 - Earlier this month BOW Terminal - the breakbulk and offshore wind terminal located in Vlissingen, the Netherlands - unloaded its longest-ever jacket pile.
Views: 567
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Erickson secures US Army contract

July 15 - July 15 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has won a contract extension to provide aerial services in support of medical evacuation and training for the Army Garrison in Hawaii.
Views: 449
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The Friday Flyer - July 12th 2013

July 12 - Issue 33 of HLPFI has been put to bed and the various reports it contains suggest that whilst growth has slowed in the project cargo business in Australia, Canada and Korea, there are signs of recovery in the UK and renewed optimism about prospects in the
Views: 1111
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Fairmount tows Congo rig

July 12 - July 12 - Rotterdam, the Netherlands headquartered contractor Fairmount Marine has delivered a semi-submersible drilling rig from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Pointe-Noire in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 430
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Chapman and ACI charter AN-225

July 12 - July 12 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn and air freight forwarder Air Cargo International (ACI) have teamed-up to complete an AN-225 charter from South Korea to France.
Views: 786
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Emirates connects Ukraine

July 12 - July 11 - Emirates Airlines has unveiled expansion plans for Eastern Europe with the launch of daily services between Dubai and Kiev, Ukraine, as of January 16, 2014.
Views: 400
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Schurig to start charity run at Breakbulk Americas

July 12 - July 12 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Buddy Schurig from Texas Terminals will be firing the starter's gun at this year's Business Run, which will take place in New Orleans on September 25, during
Views: 673
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Bibby names new coo

July 12 - July 12 - UK headquartered Bibby Ship Management Group has appointed Chris Stone its new chief operating officer.
Views: 611
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Ports America managerial appointments

July 12 - July 12 - New Jersey headquartered marine terminal operator Ports America has promoted Steve Loevsky to vice president operations - auto, ro-ro and cruise.
Views: 352
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Nicolas delivers ESPT-H

July 12 - July 12 - Heavy equipment manufacturer Nicolas - a division of the TII Group - has supplied an ESPT-H self-propelled transporter to Odebrecht Defesa e Tecnologia shipyard in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 340
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Duqm prepares for project cargoes

July 11 - July 11 - The Port of Duqm, Oman will enhance its project cargo handling capabilities to serve the country's rapidly expanding oil and gas industry, according to the port's commercial director Reggy Vermeulen.
Views: 535
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PCN member moves Iraqi load

July 11 - July 11 - Al-Masar Al Iraq Co, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Iraq, has shipped 25 oil tanks from Umm Qasr to Fallujah City.
Views: 399
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Larger ships on the horizon

July 11 - July 11 - 22,000 teu containerships will start being built in a few years and 24,000 teu vessels won't be far behind, says Ocean Shipping Consultants managing director Andrew Penfold, speaking at the recent TOC Container Supply Chain Conference.
Views: 564
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ABS achieves milestone

July 11 - July 11 - Maritime classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has announced that its registered fleet has surpassed 200 million gross tonnes. Approximately 12,00 vessels representing 105 flag states are now registered with ABS.
Views: 360
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GPLN to host Singapore training course

July 11 - July 11 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) will host its Heavy Transport and Lifting Course on October 29, 2013 in Singapore.
Views: 584
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Varova joins PCN

July 11 - July 11 - Finland headquartered Varova Oy has become the newest member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 361
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Albert acquires Liebherr muscle

July 11 - July 11 - Baunatal, Germany based heavy transport and crane contractor Albert Regel GmbH has taken delivery of the first-ever Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane to leave the assembly line.
Views: 497
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CNCo buys PPL

July 10 - July 10 - The China Navigation CO (CNCo), the deep-sea shipping arm of the Swire Group, has taken 100 percent ownership in Polynesia Line Ltd (PLL).
Views: 570
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Rickmers moves boilers to Saudi Arabia

July 10 - July 10 - Four steam boilers, each weighing 200 tonnes, have been shipped from Bilbao Port in Spain to Saudi Arabia, onboard the Rickmers-Linie vessel Rickmers Jap
Views: 558
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Drilling rigs moved stateside

July 10 - July 10 - USA based WCA Projects network member Global Shipping Services recently transported three mobile drill rigs from Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Port Hueneme, California, USA.
Views: 489
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ABS appoints Watson president and coo Americas

July 10 - July 10 - Maritime classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has said that James A. Watson, director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), will join ABS as president and coo of the Americas division, effective Se
Views: 408
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Chipolbrok names Ilya in Turkey

July 10 - July 10 - Chinese-Polish joint stock shipping company Chipolbrok has appointed Ilya Shipping Ltd as its booking agent in Turkey.
Views: 647
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V. Alexander in project moves

July 9 - July 9 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member for Germany, V. Alexander International Logistics, has moved a heavy heat exchanger from Berlin to Lavera, France.
Views: 447
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DB Schenker opens Laos division

July 9 - July 9 - Germany headquartered logistics giant DB Schenker has established a new entity in Laos, trading under the name Schenker (Lao) Sole Co., Ltd, to better serve its customers across the region.
Views: 579
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First steel cut on Messina newbuild

July 9 - July 9 - Italian shipping group Ignazio Messina has started the second stage of its EUR500 million (USD642.8 million) newbuilding programme.
Views: 376
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Tricky silo movement

July 9 - July 9 - Van der Vlist group member ZTT carried out a complicated operation where it delivered a 28,000 kg dairy silo from Germany to Bedum, the Netherlands. The silo was shipped on Janina to Delfzijl, Groningen, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 350
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Erickson secures SOCAFRICA contract

July 9 - July 9 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has been awarded option period extensions with Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA), writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 438
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Dockwise wins new contracts

July 9 - July 9 - Dockwise has revealed numerous new contracts, a total value of approximately USD175 million, for heavy marine transport as well as transport and installation (T&I) services, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 485
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Hansa loads heaviest cargo

July 9 - July 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift's vessels, HHL Valaparaiso has lifted the shipping line's heaviest item of cargo since the launch of the company in June 2011, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 599
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Cuxhaven sees final piece for offshore park

July 9 - July 9 - The German port of Cuxhaven has handled the last of 80 monopile foundations and transition pieces built by AMBAU GmbH, destined for the Windpark Meerwind S
Views: 323
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Emirates adds Stockholm lift

July 8 - July 8 - The air freight division of UAE based Emirates Airline, Emirates SkyCargo, will add Stockholm, Sweden to its global network effective September 4, 2013.
Views: 656
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SAL completes two heavy projects

July 8 - July 8 - Germany headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift (SAL) has executed two projects recently - the loading of workboats in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and the delivery of a boiler for an FPSO vessel in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 738
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Airbus hints at A350 or A380 freighter

July 8 - July 8 - Following reports in the international media that aircraft manufacturer Airbus plans to develop an A350 XWB freighter - offering around 90 tonnes of cargo capacity - an Airbus spokesperson has said there are no immediate proposals for a freight-o
Views: 211
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Turbines moved through Bilbao

July 8 - July 8 - The first offshore wind turbine manufactured in Spain by Gamesa Eolica has been shipped from Bilbao Port to the Canary Islands and will form part of a 5 MW wind farm.
Views: 496
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GPLN welcomes new members

July 8 - July 8 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added a number of new member offices and companies to its ranks.
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Sarr Freights delivers Indian goods

July 8 - July 8 - India based forwarder Sarr Freights Corporation has safely delivered 85 packages from Kolkata Sea port to the NTPC Barh power plant, Bihar.
Views: 275
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Broekman buys Triple Logistics

July 8 - July 8 - Netherlands headquartered logistics services provider Broekman Group has acquired Amsterdam based 3PL Triple Logistics.
Views: 504
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Imperial moves endangered sharks

July 8 - July 8 - Imperial Logistics Group helped to return two ragged-tooth sharks back to the wild in Pretoria, South Africa.
Views: 463
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The Friday Flyer - July 5th 2013

July 5 - Events in Egypt are filling the news and political pages of the media around the world leaving HLPFI staff wondering whether the reverberations may yet wash out across the Suez Canal and into the world of project freight.
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ETAL uses InterCombi trailers in power move

July 5 - July 5 - Egyptian Transportation & Logistics (ETAL) has transported six transformers from two Red Sea ports to the Giza North Power Station using Scheuerle InterCombi trailers, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 543
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ACG sponsors GPLN

July 5 - July 5 - AirCargoGroup (ACG) has become a vendor sponsor of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 362
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GAC relocates regional office

July 5 - July 5 - The GAC Group's regional office for Africa, Russia and Central Asia has relocated from Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town in South Africa.
Views: 467
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WWPC supports Thai orphans

July 5 - July 5 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) is a supporter of the Hanseatic School for Life, a charitable organisation in southern Thailand that supports victims of the tsunami that struck the country in 2004.
Views: 360
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PCN's Conxion moves Doha port gear

July 5 - July 5 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment, Qatar representatives of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has completed the first phase of a large project shipment for the New Doha Port.
Views: 515
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RPL strengthens North African network

July 4 - July 4 - Rhenus Project Logistics (RPL) has opened two new offices in Tunisia, one in the coastal town of Gabes and a second in Tripoli. RPL has also signed an exclusive partnership with North African heavy goods transport company Sohatram.
Views: 638
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PCN adds CGLogistics in Latin America

July 4 - July 4 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named its third and final members in Ecuador and Peru, with the addition of CGLogistics Group to its ranks.
Views: 423
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TT Club expands Indian network

July 4 - July 4 - Insurance and risk management services provider for the transport and logistics industry, the TT Club, has appointed Pandi Correspondents (Mumbai) Pvt Limited as a specialist network partner in India.
Views: 616
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SSA names 2013-15 council

July 4 - July 4 - The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) held its 17th annual general meeting on July 2, 2013 at the Marina Mandarin Hotel in Singapore, at which the SAA members elected its new council.
Views: 584
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BOCS counts on Abacus

July 4 - July 4 - Basel, Switzerland based shipping agency, Abacus Shipping will represent BOCS Bremen, effective July 1, 2013.
Views: 449
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Tunnel borer project excites WWL ALS

July 3 - July 3 - WWL ALS - a division of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics - recently coordinated the relocation of a tunnel boring machine (TBM) from St. John's Wood, Central London to Haringley, London - a distance of 9 km.
Views: 391
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XLProjects reaches half century

July 3 - July 3 - Just eight months since it was formed, project cargo forwarder network XLProjects (XLP) has revealed that its membership is now 35 individual companies, with offices in more then 50 cities, covering over 30 countries.
Views: 417
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Hansa Heavy Lift adds Great Lakes capacity

July 3 - July 3 - Hansa Heavy Lift has revealed dates of scheduled sailings between Europe and the Great Lakes. The services sail from Antwerp and offer discharges in Duluth, USA and Thunder Bay, Canada, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 507
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Bliek named director breakbulk, Rotterdam

July 3 - July 3 - Joyce Bliek is appointed director for breakbulk at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, writes Louisa Beckett, adding to her existing responsibilities as head of the ports container department.
Views: 480
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Bertling completes German expansion

July 2 - July 2 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered logistics and project freight services provider, Bertling Logistics, has opened a new representative office in Dusseldorf - trading as F.H. Bertling Logistics GmbH.
Views: 317
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Sarens welcomes thousandth Kamag unit

July 2 - July 2 - Heavy transport equipment manufacturer KAMAG has delivered its 1,000th K24 axle line to its long-term customer, Belgium headquartered Sarens Group.
Views: 326
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Pacific Winter turns into Rickmers Chennai

July 2 - July 2 - Pacific Winter, one of the multi-purpose ships operating on Rickmers' service between Europe and the Middle East/India has been christened Rickmers Chennai, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 671
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Steil debuts Terex Superlift 3800

July 2 - July 2 - Trier-based Steil Kranarbeiten GmbH & Co used its recently acquired Terex Superlift 3800 crawler crane, the newest member of the Terex Cranes family, to erect an Enercon E101 turbine at the G
Views: 356
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ACI completes complex hydro project

July 1 - July 1 - WCA Projects member ACI Cargo has completed the shipment of components for a power-generating thermal plant in Columbia.
Views: 327
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Mammoet and Scheuerle toast 30-year anniversary

July 1 - July 1 - The management of Scheuerle and Mammoet met at Pfedelbach, Germany - where the first Scheuerle SPMT was manufactured - to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first delivery of a Scheuerle self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT) to Mammoet in
Views: 301
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PCN delivers Pakistan power

July 1 - July 1 - Aaras Shipping Agencies, a Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in Pakistan, has delivered heavy machinery for a hydroelectric power station from Karachi to Muzaffarabad, a distance of 1,593 km.
Views: 487
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Volga secures satellite deal

July 1 - July 1 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has signed a contract extension with French logistics firm SDV and Thales Alenia Space to transport its aerospace equipment until 2016.
Views: 448
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MFC delivers nuclear load

July 1 - July 1 - Mumbai based MFC Transport, a member of the WCA Projects network, recently handled the complex shipment of a Calandria - a reactor core of a Candu nuclear power plant - for the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL).
Views: 470
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GAC names new marketing director

July 1 - July 1 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider, GAC Group, has appointed Sean Bradley its new group marketing director.
Views: 637
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ACP joins Project Partners

July 1 - July 1 - Australian Customs Professionals has become the newest member of the Project Partners network, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 319
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Big Easy to welcome project cargo training

July 1 - July 1 - A specialised training course for project forwarders will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in New Orleans on September 23-24.
Views: 353

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