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Business News from February 2013

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Strong 2012 at BAHRI

February 27 - February 27 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (BAHRI) saw strong financial performance during 2012.
Views: 699
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Damco sees 'solid' result in 2012

February 26 - February 26 - Freight forwarder and logistics service provider Damco saw significant revenue growth during 2012.
Views: 906
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Safmarine appoints Socopao

February 26 - February 26 - Safmarine MPV has appointed Socopao South Africa as its new liner agent in the country, with an eye on developing trade into West Africa.
Views: 736
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Environmental investment at Saint Petersburg

February 25 - February 25 - During 2012, JSC Sea Port of Saint Petersburg (SP of SPb) contributed RUB56.7 million (USD1.87 million) towards minimising the impact of the gateway on nearby ecological systems.
Views: 608
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Saudia Cargo names new ceo

February 25 - February 25 - Saudia Cargo - the standalone air freight wing of Saudia Airlines - has appointed current ceo Fahad Hammad to be responsible for the development of current facilities at airports.
Views: 721
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Schenker serves SolarEdge

February 22 - February 22 - DB Schenker has been appointed European logistics service provider of SolarEdge.
Views: 595
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Nautical Institute issues weather guide

February 22 - February 22 - The Nautical Institute has launched its Numerical Weather Prediction - a practical guide for mariners publication.
Views: 447
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New evp at Geodis Wilson

February 21 - February 21 - Kim Pedersen has been appointed executive vice president of logistics provider Geodis Wilson, the global freight forwarding division of Geodis Group, effective March 1, 2013.
Views: 618
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The Friday Flyer - February 15th 2013

February 15 - HLPFI staff's Valentine's Day present was the launch of a new-look website that we hope will set the agenda for heavy lift and project cargo reporting for years to come.
Views: 1183
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Antwerp and Rosmorport foster trade ties

February 14 - February 14 - Belgium's port of Antwerp will collaborate with Rosmorport - the state-owned company that represents the interests of all Russian seaports.
Views: 758
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New CEE member for Belgium

February 14 - February 14 - Wijngaard Natie has been appointed Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd (CEE) network member in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 612
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World Bank backs Jamaica's hub dream

February 13 - February 13 - The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica's aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf and East Coast area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project.
Views: 730
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Dockwise accepts Boskalis takeover bid

February 13 - February 13 - The board of directors of Breda based shipping line Dockwise has unanimously welcomed the proposed combination with marine services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster.?
Views: 776
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Safmarine MPV names Norton Lilly

February 12 - February 12 - Safmarine MPV, the specialist project cargo and breakbulk cargo operator to West Africa, has appointed Norton Lilly International as its full liner agent in the United States.
Views: 889
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Boskalis - Dockwise acquisition

February 11 - February 11 - Boskalis has announced a mandatory public offer for the outstanding ordinary shares of Dockwise at a price of EUR18.50 per share effective today February 11, 2013.
Views: 241
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Cargolux adopts new business plan

February 11 - February 11 - The board of directors of freighter operator Cargolux has formulated a new business plan for the period from 2013 to 2017.
Views: 696
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The Friday Flyer

February 8 - February 8 - The old adage - talk is cheap - does not seem to apply in the EU's corridors of power in Brussels where agreement is being sought on a trillion-euro budget for the next seven years for the 27-nation union.
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IAG ships Pagani supercar

February 8 - February 8 - IAG Cargo - the result of the merger between British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo - has successfully shipped a Pagani Huayra supercar from Frankfurt to Hong Kong.
Views: 746
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HHI sees 2012 profit slide

February 8 - February 8 - Seoul, South Korea headquartered Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) - the world's largest shipbuilder - has seen its 2012 net profit plummet 62 percent year-on-year to KRW1.04 trillion (USD954 million), according to reports in the international m
Views: 549
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MIQ adds to its sales force

February 8 - February 8 - Kansas, USA based transportation specialist MIQ Logistics has strengthened its sales force with the appointment of Dede Aguayo as director of business development.
Views: 660
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Erman added to WCA management team

February 8 - February 8 - WCA Family of Logistic Networks, an industry association representing the interests of small to medium-sized freight forwarders worldwide, has expanded its management team with the appointment of Reha Erman as regional manager for the America
Views: 502
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Howell joins Allseas Global Logistics

February 7 - February 7 - UK heavy lift and project cargo specialist Allseas Global Logistics has appointed Colin Howell as its new project coordinator.
Views: 690
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Thursday Flyer

February 7 - February 7 - HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw presents a round up of Thursday's news and views from across the industry. For starters, Hamburger Hafen and Logistik (HHLA), one of Europe leading port logistics groups, released its preliminary performance f
Views: 779
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WWPC adds exclusive Israeli member

February 7 - February 7 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has appointed Total Cargo Ltd as its exclusive network member for Israel.
Views: 662
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SeaWorks names Brazilian agent

February 6 - February 6 - SeaWorks bv, the Dutch company, which announced in January that is is the commercial agent of a new project carrier and liner service established under the name of C-Works Carriers (CWC) has announced the appointment of Seanet as general comm
Views: 813
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Tuesday Flyer

February 6 - February 5 - Welcome to the first edition of our Tuesday round-up, in which HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw, delivers a snap shot of general news from across the industry that has caught his eye today.
Views: 1192
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London calling for ISS Palumbo

February 5 - February 5 - Following last October's news of a strategic partnership between Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and offshore project logistics and freight forwarding specialists, Palumbo SpA, HLPFI has learned that ISS Palumbo has opened an office in the U
Views: 1009
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Vanguard's African trek

February 5 - February 5 - South African heavy lift specialist Vanguard has transported a 130-ton (117.9-tonne) transformer 2,300 km between Johannesburg and Cahora Bassa Power Station, Mozambique.
Views: 749
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Former Beluga boss in dock

February 5 - February 5 - HLPFI understands that the Bremen state prosecution intends to charge Niels Stolberg, the former ceo and founder of bankrupt Beluga Shipping, with 16 counts of fraud, although no trial date has yet been set.
Views: 574
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Turkish delight for BRI

February 4 - February 4 - Freight forwarder Bellville Rodair International (BRI) has opened a new office in Istanbul, Turkey.
Views: 540
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C.H. Robinson supports green movement

February 4 - February 4 - Multimodal logistics service provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc has donated USD20,000 to Cascade Sierra Solutions - a Eugene, Oregon, USA based non-profit organisation dedicated to helping small trucking business afford fuel and emissions-r
Views: 554
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Intermax shifts mill stands across China

February 4 - February 4 - Intermax Logistics Solutions has transported over-dimensional mill stands from Deyang, Sichuan Province, China, to Jiangsu on the east coast of the country.
Views: 667
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The Friday Flyer

February 1 - February 1 - With just over a week to go before the Chinese New Year, HLPFI staff are beginning to break open the fortune cookies while looking forward to the lion parades near our London HQ.
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WCA prepares for 2013 Family Week

February 1 - February 1 - Over 2,500 independent freight forwarders will gather in Bangkok, Thailand from March 3-10 2013 at what the organisers say will be the world's largest logistics networking event - WCA Family Week.
Views: 600

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