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Business News from February 2011

Fairstar posts small net profit for 2010 thumbnail image

Fairstar posts small net profit for 2010

February 28 - February 28 - Fairstar Heavy Transport's audited financial statement for 2010 records a net profit after tax of USD228,000 and highlights the company's success in raising almost USD100 million that is being invested in two new open stern, semi-submersible
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Increased profits for Toll

February 25 - February 25 - Toll Holdings, the Asia-based transport and logistics provider, recorded an 18 0ncrease in reported profits after tax to USD173 million and a 28% jump in revenue to USD4.2 billion for the six months ended 31 December 2010.
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GPLN appoints Iraqi member

February 25 - February 25 - The Global Project Logistics Network has appointed a new member in Iraq.
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Holley is CEO of Peters & May

February 24 - February 24 - Marine logistics specialist Peters & May has appointed Dave Holley to the position of CEO for the Peters & May group of companies.
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Business is booming for Nooteboom

February 24 - February 24 - Trailer manufacturer Nooteboom says it has experienced increased demand for its products since the fourth quarter of 2010 and is ramping up production of its semi and drawbar trailers.
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Offshore supply vessels for Topaz

February 24 - February 24 - Topaz Energy and Marine, an international oilfield services group, is set to acquire two offshore supply vessels in Brazil, for a total delivered price of USD40.4 million.
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Konecranes completes acquisition of WMI Cranes

February 21 - February 21 - Following the October 2010 announement that it had entered into an agreement to acquire the Indian crane company WMI Cranes Ltd (WMI, Konecranes has now received the required regulatory approvals, and WMI will be consolidated into Konecranes
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Modulift appoints CEA Projects

February 18 - February 18 - Modulift has appointed CEA Projects Ltd (CEA) as its distributor covering Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Korea and Australia
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A. Soulis Enterprises invests in Liebherr crane

February 17 - February 17 - A. Soulis Enterprises based in Larnaca is keen to grab a share of the growing wind farm installation business in Cyprus and has invested in a Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1, the world's most powerful telescopic crane.
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Rock-It Cargo expands logistics activities

February 15 - February 15 - Rock-It Cargo's acquisition of certain assets of Core Logistics and B.E. Logistics will facilitate the movement of heavy cargoes for events such as music tours and film production, says the company.
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Saint Petersburg commits to investment

February 15 - February 15 - In 2010, the Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg group of companies transferred over RUB1.1 billion (USD0.03 billion) for the implementation of port infrastructure development programmes.
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Beluga confirms anti-piracy guards to be deployed

February 11 - February 11 - Following the terrible hijacking of its ship, Beluga Nomination, Beluga Shipping has confirmed that it is deploying private security guards aboard some of its ships off the Somali coast and rerouting other vessels.
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Antwerp and Essar sign memorandum

February 11 - February 11 - Port of Antwerp International (PAI), a subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Essar Ports in which the two parties declare their intention of collaborating as strategic partners in port deve
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Air Partner increases global presence

February 10 - February 10 - International air charter provider Air Partner has expanded its North American presence with the opening of a west coast operation in Los Angeles, California.
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Breakbulk Asia posts record attendance

February 7 - February 7 - The organiser of the recent Breakbulk Asia event in Singapore has said that it will inaugurate Breakbulk China in Shanghai in early 2012, bringing the largest event in the heavy lift, project cargo and breakbulk maritime sector to the world's
Views: 984
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Dockwise selects Hyundai

February 7 - February 7 - Dockwise has appointed Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of Korea as yard to build its new ship to service the emerging market for ultra-large transports - see previous news items posted here on November 8 and 23.
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Panalpina will integrate long-time partner in Australia thumbnail image

Panalpina will integrate long-time partner in Australia

February 2 - February 2 - Panalpina will fully integrate its partner Apollo in Perth, Australia stating that the Apollo set-up ideally complements Panalpina's already existing office which focuses on industrial projects and the oil and gas business.
Views: 884
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Trio of talents appointed at WCAPN

February 1 - February 1 - The WCA Projects Network (WCAPN) and the WCA Family has recruited three key staff members to improve communication and management functions.
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