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GAC Logistics handles giant transformers

March 30 - March 30 - GAC Logistics' Kuwaiti branch has completed delivery and placement of four 210 tonne transformers at the Jaber Al Ahmed "W" substation.
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Boskalis declares offer for Smit unconditional

March 30 - March 30 - In the latest news from the long-running Boskalis - Smit takeover, Royal Boskalis Westminster has declared its public offer for all of the shares in Smit Internationale unconditional.
Views: 559
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Chapman Freeborn signs cargo partnership agreement with Air Niugini

March 26 - March 26 - Urgent movements of oil rig equipment, a key contract in Papua New Guinea (PNG), a block bellyhold space agreement and a strategic US executive appointment are just the most recent activities that demonstrate the global nature of Chapman Freebo
Views: 802
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CARGO SHOP 2010 to open with Royal touch

March 25 - March 1 - The CARGO S.H.O.P. (Specialised, Heavyweight, ODC and Project) 2010 exposition in Mumbai at the end of this month is be opened by a member of Belgium's Royal family.
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Sun rises on Cargo Shop 2010

March 25 - March 25 - South Asia's authoritative international exposition and conference focusing on breakbulk, heavy lift and project forwarding, started today at Mumbai's World Trade Centre and Hotel Taj President.
Views: 837
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Port of Antwerp to invest on a world scale

March 19 - March 19 - Antwerp is aiming to strengthen the port's competitive position on a world scale by developing activities globally, especially in growth regions with the potential to generate cargo for the port.
Views: 970
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TBS International says 2009 was 'challenging'

March 17 - March 17 - Reporting its Q4 and December 31, 2009 year end financial results, TBS International chairman and CEO and president, Joseph E. Royce, stated: "2009 was a particularly challenging year for the global economy and shipping, especially for the dry
Views: 945
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Aussie forwarder sees in the new year - Chinese-style

March 17 - March 17 - Whilst many freight and logistics groups are crying into their beers, the Melbourne partner of the Famous Pacific Shipping Group invited over 100 favoured guests to a slap up meal at one of the city's best Cantonese restaurants.
Views: 921
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Integra Port Services orders another Gottwald crane

March 15 - March 15 - Integra Port Services has ordered another HMK 260 E mobile harbour crane from Gottwald Port Technology for its operations within the public terminal in the river port of Paramaribo, Suriname.
Views: 719
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Tough times for Panalpina

March 15 - March 15 - In 2009, Basle-based global forwarder Panalpina transported lower volumes and generated a smaller gross profit compared to 2008, for a variety of reasons, including harsh economic environment and a very volatile market. Trade global volumes dro
Views: 662
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BDP launches Indian JV to offer project services

March 10 - March 10 - US-based logistics operator BDP International (BDP) has established an Indian joint venture company which will target India's expanding chemicals, life-sciences, healthcare, retail, telecom and manufacturing industries.
Views: 750
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Project cargo team ensures success in Libya

March 9 - March 9 - Members of the Project Professionals Group (PPG) have teamed up to deliver a consignment of 18 transformers and associated equipment to remote desert locations along the Libyan, Tunisian and Algerian borders.
Views: 754
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Coyne Airways extends Iraq coverage

March 9 - March 9 - Coyne Airways has been appointed as the exclusive sales agent in the UK and Ireland for RUS Aviation, giving freight forwarders direct access to an extensive route network into Iraq.
Views: 735
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Successful start to 2010 for Ahlers

March 8 - March 8 - Global project and breakbulk operator Ahlers had a positive start to 2010, despite the global economic hardships.
Views: 766
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SMIT achieves solid results

March 5 - March 5 - According to the company CEO, SMIT continued to realise good financial results in 2009 despite the worldwide recession which impacted on its business.
Views: 885
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Sarah Spivey takes the helm at Modulift

March 5 - March 5 - UK-based global engineering company Modulift has appointed Sarah Spivey as group managing director. Spivey plans to make expansion of the company a priority.
Views: 754
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Bulgaria and Serbia members for WWPC

March 4 - March 4 - Two branches of Romanian heavy lift operator Holleman Special Transport & Project Cargo Srl have joined the Worldwide Project Consortium as exclusive members in Bulgaria and Serbia.
Views: 900
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Hickler takes over at Agility as CEO Asia Pacific

March 3 - March 3 - Hans Hickler has joined global logistics group Agility as new CEO for the Asia Pacific, replacing Wolfgang Hollermann who is to work in a global advisory role to Essa Al-Saleh, Agility president and CEO.
Views: 824
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CARGO SHOP 2010 to open with Royal touch

March 1 - March 1 - The CARGO S.H.O.P. (Specialised, Heavyweight, ODC and Project) 2010 exposition in Mumbai at the end of this month is be opened by a member of Belgium's Royal family.
Views: 963
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UK companies look to offshore wind turbine opportunities

March 1 - March 1 - A strategic investment of up to USD150 million in the UK offshore wine turbine R&D could lead to significant opportunities for offshore and onshore heavy lift operators and project cargo forwarders in the coming years, industry observers predict
Views: 734

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