Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Business News from January 2012

Cargolux names new finance chief thumbnail image

Cargolux names new finance chief

January 30 - January 30 - Cargolux Airlines International has approved Richard Forson's appointment as chief financial officer, effective February 1, 2012.
Views: 939
SC&RA 2012 annual conference announced thumbnail image

SC&RA 2012 annual conference announced

January 30 - January 30 - The 2012 Annual Conference of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), April 17-21, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines, Austin, Texas, USA, features a program that includes educational sessions, networking events and committee mee
Views: 973
First 747-8 Freighter for AirBridgeCargo Airlines thumbnail image

First 747-8 Freighter for AirBridgeCargo Airlines

January 30 - January 30 - Boeing and AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, have celebrated the delivery of the first of five new Boeing 747-8 Freighters to the airline.
Views: 859
Cargolux names new finance chief thumbnail image

Cargolux names new finance chief

January 30 - January 30 - Cargolux Airlines International has approved Richard Forson's appointment as chief financial officer, effective February 1, 2012.
Saipem double for Fairstar thumbnail image

Saipem double for Fairstar

January 27 - January 27 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded two contracts by Saipem to provide marine transportation services for the Golden Eagle Project in the North Sea. The total contract value is EUR11.99 million (USD15.7 million).
Views: 715
SDV invests in FAST Overseas Group and FAST France thumbnail image

SDV invests in FAST Overseas Group and FAST France

January 26 - January 26 - After several years of cooperation, SDV International Logistics has taken a minority interest in the FAST Overseas Group, which has a presence in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Italy.
Views: 854
Asco takes the plaudits thumbnail image

Asco takes the plaudits

January 24 - January 24 - Asco Freight Management has won the Project Forwarding Award at the British International Freight Association (BIFA) awards in London, UK. Allseas Global Logistics, Peters & May, and Premier Showfreight were runners-up.
Views: 853
Progressive on track for siding opening thumbnail image

Progressive on track for siding opening

January 24 - January 24 - US over-dimensional rail freight operator Progressive Rail is close to completion of a 1.6 km passing track that will boost volumes of rail car interchange between the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) and Progressive Rail's Wisconsin Northern Rail
Views: 583
ALS piles on the success with largest crawler crane shipment to Brazil thumbnail image

ALS piles on the success with largest crawler crane shipment to Brazil

January 20 - January 20 - European project teams from global project specialists ALS (Freight Management Group) have worked with their South American partners to successfully deliver a crawler crane, described as being "the biggest pile driving machine ever built of i
Views: 1016
B&M Logistica joins PCN thumbnail image

B&M Logistica joins PCN

January 20 - January 20 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) now has three members in Brazil following the addition of B&M Log
Views: 930
Stefan Kohlmann joins NEO thumbnail image

Stefan Kohlmann joins NEO

January 18 - January 18 - NEO Air Charter - the recently-launched cargo charter broker which has famously pledged only to deal with freight forwarders - has further strengthened its team with the appointment of Stefan Kohlmann as joint managing partner.
Views: 917
Air Partner opens dedicated Italian freight operation thumbnail image

Air Partner opens dedicated Italian freight operation

January 18 - January 18 - Air Partner has opened a specialist cargo department at its Milan office in Italy as part of its strategic expansion plan to develop its worldwide freight charter services.
Views: 948
Safmarine announces three new senior appointments thumbnail image

Safmarine announces three new senior appointments

January 17 - January 17 - Safmarine has named three experienced Safmariners as senior members of the newly-established Safmarine commercial team which will be headed by Grant Daly, Safmarine's new CEO.
Views: 921
PPG makes Indian appointment thumbnail image

PPG makes Indian appointment

January 16 - January 16 - Kolkata, India-based Reach Cargo Movers has been appointed as the new member for Northern and Eastern India in the heavy lift freight forwarding network the Project Professionals Group (PPG). Reach also has a branch in New Delhi.
Views: 968
Trio of Terex ATCs delivered to Moroccan market thumbnail image

Trio of Terex ATCs delivered to Moroccan market

January 13 - January 13 - Three Terex AC 40 Optimax all terrain cranes have been delivered to customers in Morocco by Terex distributor Vemat. The AC 40 Optimax is a specially designed all-terrain crane for customers in North Africa.
Views: 840
Logwin opens Foshan office thumbnail image

Logwin opens Foshan office

January 12 - January 12 - Air and ocean freight and logistics services company, Logwin, has opened a new sales office in Foshan, China, to strengthen its market presence across South China.
Views: 960
Barnhart appoints national logistics development manager thumbnail image

Barnhart appoints national logistics development manager

January 12 - January 12 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging, which offers solutions for complex lifting and transportation challenges faced by heavy industry, has appointed John Mickler as national logistics development manager.
Views: 877
New year, new faces at the Port Corpus Christi Commission thumbnail image

New year, new faces at the Port Corpus Christi Commission

January 11 - January 11 - Port Corpus Christi Commission began its first meeting of 2012 with the administration of the public service oath to Al Jones and Charles W. Zahn Jr. to replace Robert Gonzalez Jr. and Francis I. Gandy Jr. and to re-appoint Richard M. Borchar
Views: 765
WWL extends the reach of Orcelle grants thumbnail image

WWL extends the reach of Orcelle grants

January 10 - January 10 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is partnering with Savannah Ocean Exchange as worldwide sponsor to extend the reach of Orcelle grants, giving support to clean-tech entrepreneurs aiming at making shipping and logistics more sustainable.
Views: 628
Volga-Dnepr delivers airport equipment to Vladivostok thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr delivers airport equipment to Vladivostok

January 9 - January 9 - One of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 freighters has delivered equipment from Saint Petersburg to the Russian Far East in support of a project to modernise the infrastructure at Vladivostok Airport.
Views: 1041
Air Partner expands its time critical coverage to Cologne thumbnail image

Air Partner expands its time critical coverage to Cologne

January 6 - January 6 - An added-value service offering emergency and time-critical delivery of urgent parts for project cargo operations in the oil and gas industry has been expanded into mainland Europe by Air Partner, just six months after the service was launched
Views: 683
Galli takes the helm at Cargolux Italia thumbnail image

Galli takes the helm at Cargolux Italia

January 6 - January 6 - Cargolux Italia, the Milan-based arm of the global maindeck air freight carrier has appointed Pierandrea Galli as the company's new CEO, effective January 1, 2012.
Views: 844
Dahlman Rose predicts 9.3 percent increase in global energy E&P thumbnail image

Dahlman Rose predicts 9.3 percent increase in global energy E&P

January 4 - January 4 - According to a report in the Wall Street Journal's Marketwatch, investment bank Dahlman Rose & Co is predicting that global energy companies are expected to continue spending more for exploration and production this year, despite sluggish econ
Views: 956
PPG starts year with new members thumbnail image

PPG starts year with new members

January 3 - January 3 - the Project Professionals Group (PPG) has begun 2012 by making new member appointments in Nigeria and Taiwan.
Views: 815

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.