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Avient to launch freighter services from Johannesburg to West Africa

This serves specifically the oil and gas as well as the mining industries through a dedicated scheduled airfreighter to move cargo into West Africa.

Avient will operate an MD11 and a DC10 aircraft, which have a cargo capacity of 85 and 60 tons respectively. The flights will be scheduled flights every Friday morning from

Johannesburg to Lagos - Bamako - Ouagadougou, and on to Liege in Belgium. The service is scheduled to be launched on 28 October 2011.

The service will be managed from the Leisure Cargo South Africa, a subsidiary of Transworld Cargo Pty Ltd.

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Drake closes Cometto deal for ANI

May 20 - The Drake Group, in its capacity as representative of the Cometto brand in Australia, has received an order from Australian Naval Infrastructure (ANI) for 16 self-propelled MSPE modules.
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Dsouza joins Virgin Atlantic 

May 20 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has named Bosco Dsouza as its account manager in Melbourne as the airline looks to continue its expansion in Australia. 
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Sohar launches online route planner

May 20 - Sohar Port and Freezone has launched an online route planner that provides information on available connections to hinterland destinations.
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Crowley realigns activities

May 17 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has realigned its shipping and solutions business units in a bid to enhance its focus on non-asset based customer solutions.
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