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Business News from January 2013

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COSCO Holdings faces heavy losses

January 31 - January 31 - China COSCO Holdings Company Ltd (COSCO), one of the world's largest shipping lines, is staring at a second-straight year of heavy financial losses as it prepares to announce its 2012 performance figures.
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Sambo time at MIQ

January 31 - January 31 - Kansas, USA headquartered MIQ Logistics has appointed Robert Sambo as manager of business development for the greater New York City area.
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Chinese jumbo air freighters take to the sky

January 30 - January 30 - China has conducted a successful flight of its first domestically developed jumbo air freighter, according to China's official state news agency Xinhua.
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Steder delivers pipes for port project

January 30 - January 30 - Netherlands based member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, Steder Group, has organised the shipment of approximately 26,000 tonnes of land and sinker lines from China to Doha, Qatar.
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EPCSA appoints new leaders

January 29 - January 29 - The European Port Community Association (EPCSA) has appointed Alan Long, managing director of Felixstowe based Maritime Cargo Processing, as its chairman.
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The Friday Flyer

January 25 - January 25 - This week's Friday Flyer is again sponsored by Broekman Project Services, located in the Port of Rotterdam, which offers a total solution for handling and assembly of project cargoes - www.broekman-group.com/bps
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Watch this space says standalone Safmarine MPV

January 25 - January 25 - Yesterday's news of Safmarine MPV's appointment of the Royal Burger Group as its agent in the Netherlands and Belgium, is seen as a sensible move by many in Antwerp.
Views: 784
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PPG widens Asian footprint

January 24 - January 24 - Project Professional Group (PPG) has added three new members to its forwarder network in Asia.
Views: 761
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Logan joins MIQ Logistics

January 24 - January 24 - Kansas, US based MIQ Logistics has appointed Scott Logan as tender manager for government services.
Views: 643
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Cargolux performs above expectations

January 23 - January 23 - Cargolux Airlines, Europe's largest all freighter operator, is anticipating that losses in 2012 will be lower than initially forecast.
Views: 613
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DB Schenker Logistics names UK cfo

January 21 - January 21 - Global logistics provider DB Schenker has appointed Petra Kuester the new cfo of Schenker Limited in the United Kingdom.
Views: 618
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Dachser strengthens in Spain

January 21 - January 21 - Global logistics provider Dachser has acquired Spanish air and sea freight logistics provider, Transunion.
Views: 1039
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The Friday Flyer

January 18 - High winds, heavy snow and below average temperatures across Europe are creating headaches for transport planners as HLPFI heads into the weekend, whilst winds of a different sort have blown in some sobering news from the Sahara.
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Garibaldi joins MIQ Logistics

January 18 - January 18 - MIQ Logistics has appointed Garith Garibaldi as director of business development. Based out in the San Francisco Bay area, Garibaldi will be responsible for new business development.
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Cargolux board elects Helminger as chairman

January 15 - January 15 - The Cargolux Airlines International board of directors has elected Paul Helminger (pictured below) as its chairman. He replaces Albert Wildgen, who relinquished the role on November 30 2012.
Views: 650
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Airland Projects moves African cargoes

January 15 - January 15 - Airland Projects A/S of Denmark was recently contracted to organise the transport of 600 iron ore rail wagons from China to Sierra Leone.
Views: 875
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Port of Indiana-Burns names director

January 14 - January 14 - The Ports of Indiana - owner and operator of three ports on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan - has appointed Rick Heimann port director for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, effective January 16.
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Boskalis is successful with equity bid

January 14 - January 14 - Further to our report on January 9, Royal Boskalis Westminster nv (Boskalis) has announced that its attempts to raise EUR 320 million of equity at a price of EUR33.00 per ordinary share has been successful.
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The Friday Flyer

January 11 - January 11 - Two weeks into the New Year and it is business as usual for most Friday Flyer readers.
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Brent Kinnaird joins McKeil Marine

January 10 - January 10 - Hamilton, Ontario-headquartered McKeil Marine has appointed Brent Kinnaird in the role of marketing manager, effective February 1, 2013.
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APS Stevedoring appoints Steven Nixon

January 10 - January 10 - Long Beach, California-based APS Stevedoring LLC - an auto and general cargo/breakbulk stevedoring organisation - has appointed Steven K Nixon as vice president in charge of business development.
Views: 638
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C.H. Robinson Project Logistics joins PCN in Canada

January 10 - January 10 - C.H Robinson Project Logistics has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Canada. Headquartered in Calgary, C.H. Robinson Project Logistics specialises in the transport of over-dimensional and heavy lift shipments.
Views: 920
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Boskalis secures financing for Dockwise offer

January 9 - January 9 - At the end of December, Royal Boskalis Westminster announced that it was making an all-cash offer for the issued and outstanding ordinary shares in shipping line Dockwise of EUR18.5 per share.
Views: 651
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Changes afoot for Seaway Heavy Lifting

January 9 - January 9 - Cyprus-based offshore installation contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has announced that after 20 years of service, Martin Spaans, ceo, has decided to leave the company.
Views: 939
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KGL and AXL complete Afghan project

January 7 - January 7 - Kuwait-headquartered KGL Logistics, in co-operation with AXL Logistics Karachi (AXL), has transported almost 5,000 tonnes of steel structures and building materials for a cold drinks manufacturing facility in Kabul, Afghanistan for client Alok
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The Friday Flyer

January 4 - January 4 - While many are still recovering from New Year celebrations, our Asian readers have the Lunar New Year to look forward to next month.
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Panalpina names regional ceo for Asia Pacific

January 4 - January 4 - Panalpina has appointed Stefan Karlen (pictured) as its regional ceo Asia Pacific. He will leave his role as managing director Southeast Asia to take up the new post with immediate effect.
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Geodis Wilson appoints Eric Martin-Neuville coo

January 4 - January 4 - Geodis Wilson - the freight forwarding and heavy lift specialist arm of Geodis - has appointed Eric Martin-Neuville as its new chief operating officer and freight board member with immediate effect.
Views: 988
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BNSF Logistics acquires EP-Team

January 2 - January 2 - BNSF Logistics has acquired Texas-based global logistics project cargo provider EP-Team Inc.
Views: 772
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Management restructure at Lachmann

January 2 - January 2 - Maria Isabel von Lachmann is leaving her position as ceo of Brazil-headquartered Lachmann Companies to become chairman of the board of directors.
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