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Business News from July 2013

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Chilton joins Air Partner

July 31 - July 31 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Air Partner has appointed Grahame Chilton as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
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Valentine's day at UTi Worldwide

July 31 - July 31 - California, USA headquartered UTi Worldwide has appointed Mike Valentine its new regional sales vice president for the Americas.
Views: 625
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Barloworld acquires TCS

July 30 - July 30 - Barloworld Transport Solutions (BWTS) has acquired TCS Logistics (PYT) Ltd, a specialist in moving abnormal loads into and around sub-Saharan Africa.
Views: 1292
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Geodis Wilson names USA boss

July 30 - July 30 - Michael Greco has been appointed managing director of Geodis Wilson (GW) in the USA.
Views: 1029
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Erickson adds Crespo to sales team

July 30 - July 30 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has named Santiago Crespo its vice president of global sales and marketing, effective July 31, 2013.
Views: 1136
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Strong Q2 at Panalpina

July 29 - July 29 - Panalpina Group has seen Q2 2013 gross profit grow by 10 percent year-on-year to CHF399 million (UAD430.1 million). Revenue during that time grew by 3.53 percent to CHF1.72 billion (USD1.85 billion).
Views: 1205
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Final Mexican member joins PCN

July 26 - July 26 - Trafiver Logistics SA de CV has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as its third and final representative in Mexico.
Views: 1179
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Wismar takes another Sennebogen crane

July 26 - July 26 - Germany's Seehafen Wismar GmbH has taken delivery of a Sennebogen 870 M harbour crane from LST Bau- und Industriemaschinen GmbH, Sennebogen's local sales partner.
Views: 1074
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July 24 - July 24 - The Power Logistics Asia 2013 exhibition and conference, which will be hosted in Singapore, September 30-31, 2013, will feature Per Th
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Erickson expands with Air Amazonia

July 23 - July 23 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has signed a definitive purchase agreement for Brazil based Air Amazonia Servi
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Geodis adds senior names

July 23 - July 23 - Global logistics provider Geodis has made two senior appointments across its business units.
Views: 1164
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Ginckels joins Euroports

July 22 - July 22 - Effective July 15, 2013 Gunther Ginckels has been appointed business unit director breakbulk at Euroports Benelux and France.
Views: 918
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Mixed results for Antwerp in first half

July 22 - July 22 - The port of Antwerp reports that it handled 95,662,759 tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, an increase of 2.0 percent in comparison with the same period in 2012.
Views: 734
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The Friday Flyer - July 19th 2013

July 19 - Economic black clouds are being seen over two of the BRIC countries that could spell stormy weather for operators in the heavy lift and project cargo markets.
Views: 2082
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CEEC starts on bridge project

July 18 - July 18 - China Energy Engineering Group Co. Ltd (CEEC) won the CB02 contract to transport 151,000 tonnes of steel structures for use in the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge project, which will connect Hong Kong on the east bank of the Pearl River Delta to Z
Views: 879
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'Training Matters' says Videotel

July 18 - July 18 - In its latest video 'Training Matters', maritime education services provider Videotel demonstrates the importance of staff training to shipowners and its impact on profitability.
Views: 1127
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Ukraine announces JV to build AN-124s

July 18 - July 18 - According to an announcement on the web portal of the Ukrainian government, one of the important results of Ukrainian-Russian meeting of Prime Ministers of the two countries, which was held on July 12, 2013 in Sochi, was an agreement to establis
Views: 857
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Broekman buys TWO Chemical

July 17 - July 17 - Netherlands headquartered Broekman Group has acquired TWO Chemical Logistics from Emons Group.
Views: 1076
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Swissport appoints Livingston

July 17 - July 17 - Aviation ground services provider Swissport International has appointed Stan Livingston as senior vice president global key account management ground handling.
Views: 1007
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Kerry acquires Braservice

July 16 - July 16 - Hong Kong based global logistics services provider Kerry Logistics has acquired a minority stake in Braservice - a Brazil based logistics and Customs brokerage firm.
Views: 999
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Swissport promotes Knudsen

July 16 - July 16 - Aviation ground handling services provider Swissport International has named Nils Pries Knudsen its new head of global cargo services.
Views: 896
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Logwin strengthens India network

July 16 - July 16 - Third party logistics provider Logwin has expanded its network in India by opening a new office in Kolkata and expanding its facilities in Chennai.
Views: 1032
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The Friday Flyer - July 12th 2013

July 12 - Issue 33 of HLPFI has been put to bed and the various reports it contains suggest that whilst growth has slowed in the project cargo business in Australia, Canada and Korea, there are signs of recovery in the UK and renewed optimism about prospects in the
Views: 1867
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Chapman and ACI charter AN-225

July 12 - July 12 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn and air freight forwarder Air Cargo International (ACI) have teamed-up to complete an AN-225 charter from South Korea to France.
Views: 1246
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Bibby names new coo

July 12 - July 12 - UK headquartered Bibby Ship Management Group has appointed Chris Stone its new chief operating officer.
Views: 975
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Ports America managerial appointments

July 12 - July 12 - New Jersey headquartered marine terminal operator Ports America has promoted Steve Loevsky to vice president operations - auto, ro-ro and cruise.
Views: 607
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Discovery adds Grasty to BoD

July 10 - July 10 - Canadian airline Discovery Air has appointed Michael Grasty to its board of directors.
Views: 616
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Chipolbrok names Ilya in Turkey

July 10 - July 10 - Chinese-Polish joint stock shipping company Chipolbrok has appointed Ilya Shipping Ltd as its booking agent in Turkey.
Views: 1030
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DB Schenker opens Laos division

July 9 - July 9 - Germany headquartered logistics giant DB Schenker has established a new entity in Laos, trading under the name Schenker (Lao) Sole Co., Ltd, to better serve its customers across the region.
Views: 941
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Emirates adds Stockholm lift

July 8 - July 8 - The air freight division of UAE based Emirates Airline, Emirates SkyCargo, will add Stockholm, Sweden to its global network effective September 4, 2013.
Views: 1045
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The Friday Flyer - July 5th 2013

July 5 - Events in Egypt are filling the news and political pages of the media around the world leaving HLPFI staff wondering whether the reverberations may yet wash out across the Suez Canal and into the world of project freight.
Views: 1812
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TT Club expands Indian network

July 4 - July 4 - Insurance and risk management services provider for the transport and logistics industry, the TT Club, has appointed Pandi Correspondents (Mumbai) Pvt Limited as a specialist network partner in India.
Views: 1014
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SSA names 2013-15 council

July 4 - July 4 - The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) held its 17th annual general meeting on July 2, 2013 at the Marina Mandarin Hotel in Singapore, at which the SAA members elected its new council.
Views: 911
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Bliek named director breakbulk, Rotterdam

July 3 - July 3 - Joyce Bliek is appointed director for breakbulk at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, writes Louisa Beckett, adding to her existing responsibilities as head of the ports container department.
Views: 829
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GAC names new marketing director

July 1 - July 1 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider, GAC Group, has appointed Sean Bradley its new group marketing director.
Views: 1037
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Big Easy to welcome project cargo training

July 1 - July 1 - A specialised training course for project forwarders will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in New Orleans on September 23-24.
Views: 579

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