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Business News from May 2010

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Record attendance at Breakbulk Europe

May 27 - May 27 - Having finally filed all the contacts made at last week's Breakbulk Europe 2010 conference and exhibition, it comes as no surprise to hear from the organisers that the event posted a record turnout of 3,300 attendees and 125 exhibitors, an increa
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Third new generation IL-76TD-90VD for Volga-Dnepr

May 27 - May 27 - A third new generation IL-76TD-90VD freighter, built to order at the Tashkent Chkalov Aviation Factory, has joined Volga-Dnepr Airlines' fleet and successfully completed its first commercial flight on May 24th.
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Georgia's deepwater ports help state through recession

May 26 - May 26 - According to Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) executive director Curtis J. Foltz, the results of a recent study confirm that Georgia's deepwater ports continue to be one of the state's strongest economic engines, fostering the development of virtual
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Intels Nigeria adds hybrid terminal truck

May 25 - May 25 - Intels Nigeria Ltd has added a pluggable hybrid electric terminal tractor (PHETT) into its operations fleet at the Onne Oil and Gas Free Zone in Nigeria.
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CapMan to invest in Havator

May 17 - May 17 - Finnish Institutional investor CapMan Buyout IX has taken a significant stake in the Havator Group, one of the Nordic region's leading suppliers of crane services, special transports, section assembly and harbour crane services.
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Vanguard crane rises to the occasion

May 14 - May 14 - South African heavy lift and relocation specialist, Vanguard, has used its latest major capital investment - a GTK 1100 crane - to install a wind turbine as part of the first phase of the first commercial wind farm at Port Elizabeth.
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PPG flies high with Air Cargo Group in China

May 12 - May 12 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network the Project Professionals Group has appointed international air freight wholesaler Air Cargo Group in China as a Project Support Member.
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Something's cooking in Kitchen's

May 12 - May 12 - Kitchen's Crane & Equipment has immediate availability on a Royal Tractor Rig'N'Lift 40/60 forklift.
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Lower profit for Tiong Woon in third quarter

May 11 - May 11 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd (TWC) has announced a net profit after tax and non-controlling interest of SGD9.6 million (USD 7.1) for the third quarter of its financial year ended 31 March 2010 - an increase of 35 percent over the SGD7.1 mil
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TBS sees improvements

May 10 - May 10 - TBS International has seen a significant improvement to its results for the first quarter of 2010.
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Dollars to flow to Savannah Harbour improvements

May 7 - May 7 - Funding has been approved by the Georgia General Assembly for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), as well as significant infrastructure improvements, that will enhance access to the Port of Savannah and increase Georgia's role in global
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Figures turn red for Dockwise

May 6 - May 6 - Dockwise had a very cautious start to the year and the company saw a 25 percent drop in operating income, leading to a loss for the first quarter.
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Clipper adds tonnage

May 6 - May 6 - ELMIRA Shipping and Trading has appointed Clipper Projects as commercial managers for MPP Shield, MPP Arrow and MPP Triumph.
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