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Business News from October 2009

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Forwarders see volumes up, but profits down

October 28 - October 28 - Two of the world's largest transport and logistics companies, both with a significant presence in the movement of heavy and OOG project cargoes have reported significant increases in transport volumes in the third quarter of 2009 compared to
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UTC Overseas opens for business in Australia

October 27 - October 27 - Secaucus-based, UTC Overseas Inc has established a new office in Tullamarine (Melbourne), Australia, headed by newly appointed country manager, Hagen W. Pusch.
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Project forwarder network expands into heart of Africa

October 21 - October 21 - Specialist project cargo forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, is building its profile in the central African countries of Benin, Cameroon, Chad and Niger with the appointment of Afriglobe shipping lines as the network's repres
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Collett invests

October 20 - October 20 - Collett Transport has recently taken delivery of a new, bespoke 110-tonne lift capacity straddle carrier at its MISTRAL Point, Heavy Lift Terminal at Goole in the UK.
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Cost control boosts Dockwise profits

October 19 - October 19 - Dockwise recorded a 83.6 0ncrease in net profit to USD8.1 million for the third quarter, thanks to tighter cost control as revenue growth slowed amid subdued market conditions. Compared to the third quarter of 2008, revenue grew 12.4% to USD1
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A less rosy future for project cargoes?

October 15 - October 15 - Having escaped the headline-grabbing drop in traffic levels suffered by the container shipping lines over the last two years, the prospects for the multipurpose, heavy lift cargo shipping is looking a little less rosy, writes James Graham.
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Projects group strengthens supply chain networks

October 13 - October 13 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) is getting a positive response from supply chain service providers to an initiative to expand membership categories.
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Antwerp welcomes dredging go-ahead

October 12 - October 12 - Antwerp Port Authority has given a warm welcome to the Dutch government's implementation of the treaty on deepening the Scheldt estuary, hailing it as an important step. However, managers are keeping the Champagne on ice until the dredging is
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Boeing approached with large B747-8F order

October 12 - October 12 - Global HeavyLift Holdings a Florida-based, US Defense Logistics Agency-listed air transport provider with offices in Michigan and Chicago, is putting forward the submission of an RFP (Request For Proposal) to Boeing outlining a requirement fo
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DSV drops interim name to return to old identity

October 12 - October 12 - Just 13 months after the corporate merger of DSV Air & Sea and ABX Logistics Air & Sea, described at the time by mangers as "the perfect match", the expanded company will now officially be known, with immediate effect, as DSV Air & Sea GmbH.
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Share issue for Tiong Woon

October 8 - October 8 - Up to 34 million ordinary shares are to be issued by Tiong Woon Corporation (TWC) raise funds for the acquisition of more heavy lifting equipment.
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Varamar builds its presence

October 7 - October 7 - Odessa based, Varamar is building its presence in the project and general cargo arena.
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