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Business News from November 2010

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Scan Brasil to be auctioned

November 30 - November 30 - Advertisements placed in the specialist shipping media indicate that Scanscot Shipping's Scan Brasil which is currently under arrest in Durban Harbour will be sold by means of a judicial public auction.
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Help shape the contents of our next issue

November 30 - November 30 - The 17th edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International, which should be landing on your desks over the next few days, delivers a comprehensive update of the latest developments in the over dimensional cargo business.
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Turkish investment for CMA CGM

November 26 - November 26 - CMA CGM shareholders and the YILDIRIM Group of Turkey have reached an agreement which enables CMA CGM to strengthen its equity base and secure the financing of its investment plan.
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Boskalis raises earnings outlook and offers solution to pension issues

November 22 - November 22 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, a global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has reported that Q3 2010 trading has risen, thanks in part to its contested takeover of SMIT this year.
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Handle with care: Allseas handles glass factory relocation

November 19 - November 19 - Glass is a commodity that certainly needs to be handled with care and Allseas Global Logistics showed its willingness to adhere to that rule during the recent relocation of a glass factory from Birmingham to Brazil.
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Decline in heavy lift activity lowers Tiong Woon results

November 15 - November 15 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding has cited lower revenue contributions from its heavy lift and haulage, fabrication and engineering, marine transportation and trading segments as a factor in lower results for its 2010-2011 firs
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Grupo Libra marks 15 years as terminal concessionary at Port of Santos

November 15 - November 15 - Grupo Libra, the first private company to manage a sea terminal in Brazil and one of the country's largest sea terminal and international logistics operators, is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the country's port services privatisation.
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Pirates strike in Indian Ocean but leave empty-handed

November 15 - November 15 - As a British couple were celebrating being released after a year's captivity by Somali pirates, the Indian navy was foiling an attempt to hijack a heavylift ship and saving 14 crew members.
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SMIT hits EUR75 million

November 12 - November 12 - SMIT's net profit for the period until 30 September 2009 amounts to EUR75.1 million (USD112.24 million).
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Intermarine outlines investments

November 12 - November 12 - Intermarine plans to buy up to 15 new vessels by 2012, raising up to USD150 million with the help of its new Asset Management Platform (AMP).
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Yet another conference planned

November 11 - November 11 - The news that Lloyd's List DCN has scheduled a breakbulk and project cargo conference between May 16 - 17th in Perth, leaves us wondering just how many of these events this industry can sustain.
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Q3 results boosted by cargo mix and efficiencies

November 10 - November 10 - Shipping group Wilh. Wilhelmsen (WW) has recorded a significant increase in operating profit and total income for Q3 2010 and credits "an improved cargo mix and operational efficiencies" as key drivers behind the solid results, says the grou
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Logwin opens in Perth

November 8 - November 8 - Logwin has opened a new office in Perth, expanding the company's countrywide and regional network and providing additional support and services to customers in economically vibrant Western Australia.
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Dockwise new ship to cater for cargoes of 100,000 tonnes

November 8 - November 8 - Subject to approval by a Special General Meeting of shareholders to authorise the proposed USD100 million rights issue to part-finance the investment, Dockwise Ltd has announced its intention to commission a newbuild vessel to serve the emerg
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FIATA to present forwarders' perspective at TIACA's Air Cargo Forum

November 3 - September 3 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has accepted an invitation from The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) to give a forwarders' perspective on logistics and supply chain issues at TIACA's 25th In
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Heavy lift and project cargo ports bring fresh air to the industry

November 3 - November 3 - In January 2011, under the auspices of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), the World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) will introduce the Environmental Ship Index (ESI), an international standard for calculating emissions
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All eyes on Amsterdam for air cargo show

November 2 - November 2 - Billed as the world's biggest international air cargo exhibition, Amsterdam will be hosting the 25th International Air Cargo Forum & Exposition (ACF) starting today and organised every other year by The International Air Cargo Association (TI
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Braemar Marine merger into Braemar Falconer

November 2 - November 2 - Braemar Shipping Services plc announced yesterday the merger of subsidiary Braemar Marine into the existing survey and risk control operations of Braemar Falconer.
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Konecranes expands Moroccan company

November 2 - November 2 - Konecranes has acquired 100 percent of the shares in port crane service and modernisation company Techniplus S.A.R.L. in Morocco which has 120 employees and net sales of EUR7 million (2009) (USD9.7 million). The value of the acquisition has n
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UK forwarders warn against knee-jerk reaction to air cargo security

November 1 - November 1 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarders and other cargo interests, says that whilst the UK Government is likely to review all aspects of air cargo security following the incident a
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Taking project forwarding acumen to a higher level

November 1 - November 1 - Project cargo training designed to fast track skills that otherwise could take many years to acquire and aimed at "rising stars" in companies who want to strengthen team working in the heavy lift project forwarding sector, was held as part of
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