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Business News from December 2009

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A swell job for Jumbo Jubilee's maiden voyage

December 24 - December 24 - Jumbo Shipping's latest newbuilding, Jumbo Jubilee, completed its maiden voyage after successfully loading, transporting and installing two 1,250 tonne shiploaders for FL Smidth in challenging circumstances.
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Offshore energy puts some wind in Cory's sales

December 23 - December 23 - Cory Brothers is approaching 2010 optimistically after latest figures reveal it has generated a five-fold increase in profits over the past six months thanks to increased business across the board and particularly through its involvement in
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Project forwarding develops for FPS Group

December 23 - December 23 - One of the most exciting developments this year for the Famous Pacific Shipping Group (FPS Group) of freight forwarders has been the growth of interest by members of the network in providing project forwarding services for clients.
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Ahlers Dubai secures project move to Qeshm Island

December 22 - December 22 - Abu Dhabi based drilling company NSCC Drilltec has appointed Ahlers Dubai to move a shipment of drilling equipment from their Madham site in the UAE hinterland to Qeshm Island in Iran.
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Topaz secures USD42m financing

December 21 - December 21 - Topaz Energy and Marine has raised USD42 million from Standard Chartered Bank, Dubai in support of its fleet expansion plans, taking its total financing raised in 2009 to USD150 million, the lion's share of which has been deployed to support
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Topaz wins multi-million dollar EPC contract by FRCL

December 17 - December 17 - Fujairah Refinery Company Ltd, jointly owned by Vitol Group and the Government of Fujairah, recently awarded a multi-million dollar EPC contract to the Topaz Energy and Marine subsidiary, Nico International.
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Project forwarder network names new member in Jebel Ali

December 15 - December 15 - Project forwarder network, the Worldwide Project Consortium has appointed a new member in Dubai, with the agreement of its existing long-standing member in Dubai, Triple Crown Logistics.
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WWPC members remain busy in Asia

December 11 - December 11 - Maxlines International and Shanghai Ocean Knight Shipping have successfully transported 135 packages of over dimensional and heavy ship's equipment and accessories from Kaohsiung Port, Taiwan to Shanghai port, China.
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Project cargo forwarding requires new solutions for air lift

December 10 - December 10 - Project cargo forwarding has been on a roll in the last few years, but for those forwarders that rely on air freight movements, there are a number of challenges on the horizon that may very well impact on their business model within the next
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Boskalis - Smit merger on track

December 9 - December 9 - Royal Boskalis Westminster in The Netherlands says good progress is being made in preparation for the merger of the company with Smit Internationale NV (Smit).
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Rickmers-Linie names Brunoni as Swiss agent

December 8 - December 8 - Rickmers-Linie, the breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo specialist headquartered in Hamburg, has appointed Zurich-based O Brunoni SA as its Swiss agent with effect from 1 January 2010.
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Production of AN-124 will not resume just yet

December 4 - December 4 - Recent reports in the Russian media which indicated that production is about to resume on the AN-124 freighter aircraft (as reported on this website on December 2nd) have been put into perspective by a statement from Volga-Dnepr.
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Nordana on the move in Spain

December 4 - December 4 - From January 1, 2010, Nordana will shift its Spanish operations from Valencia port to Sagunto port.
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Production set to restart on AN-124

December 2 - December 2 - Reports in the Russian media indicate that after three years of planning, production will resume on the AN-124 cargo aircraft.
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NEPA launches 'one-stop shop' for shipowners and investors thumbnail image

NEPA launches 'one-stop shop' for shipowners and investors

December 1 - December 1 - NEPA Projects and Investments is offering shipowners an integrated solution including managing their investments, ownership representation, commercial management, arranging technical management, dry docking supervision, newbuilding and conver
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