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MacGregor has new finance chief thumbnail image

MacGregor has new finance chief

August 30 - August 30 - Effective Spetember 1, 2013, Declan Guerin will become MacGregor's chief financial officer (CFO).
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Graf named Gebr

August 30 - August 30 - Wolfgang Graf is taking over the management of Gebr
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Macalloy Terminal seeks private investors

August 29 - August 29 - Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is marketing the Macalloy Intermodal Terminal and Break-bulk Park for private infrastructure investment and terminal operating interests.
Views: 910
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Imperial on the up in 2013

August 28 - August 28 - Johannesburg, South Africa headquartered freight forwarder Imperial Logistics has issued its financial results year ending June 30, 2013 (FY2013), showing revenues of RND34 billion (USD3.26 billion), up 21 percent year-on-year over FY2012.
Views: 847
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Tiong Woon performs strongly in 2013

August 27 - August 27 - In its financial year 2013 (FY2013) results, Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation saw revenue rise 36 percent year-on-year over FY2012 to SGD200.5 million (USD156.2 million). Net profit during FY2013 equated to SGD17.6 million (USD13
Views: 1264
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The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013

August 23 - For generations, children have enjoyed pirate stories - with romantic and thrilling tales of desert islands, gold bullion, walking the plank - leading to the Pirates of the Caribbean film series over the last few years. The reality, however, as experience
Views: 1970
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Dragon Dream passes government tests

August 23 - August 23 - California, USA headquartered Aeros - developer of Aeroscraft, an innovate rigid air vehicle capable of transporting heavy cargoes - has seen its prototype aircraft Dragon Dream pass all Pentagon and NASA tests, set out under the Project Pelic
Views: 883
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Kuehne + Nagel names new boss

August 22 - August 22 - Kuehne + Nagel International AG has appointed Dr Detlef Trefzger as its new ceo, with immediate effect.
Views: 1049
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YCF Group makes senior changes

August 21 - August 21 - The YCF Group has named Carsten Gierga its managing director responsible for the company's activities in Germany.
Views: 1107
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UK logistics firms miss tax breaks

August 21 - August 21 - UK headquartered business advisory Baker Tilly says that smaller transport and logistics firms operating in the UK may be missing out on tax breaks resulting from research and development (R&D).
Views: 655
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Ground broken on Turkmenistan seaport

August 20 - August 20 - The government of Turkmenistan has launched a USD2 billion project to build a new port on the Caspian Sea - the International Seaport City of Turkmenbashi.
Views: 1040
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Hamburg sees H1 growth

August 19 - August 19 - The Port of Hamburg, Germany has achieved above average growth and strengthened its market position during the first half of 2013.
Views: 801
The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013 thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013

August 16 - Week 33 has seen ongoing developments on a number of issues that are likely to have a major impact on supply chains over the next few months.
Views: 1814
Boskalis on the up in 2013 thumbnail image

Boskalis on the up in 2013

August 16 - August 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster - the Netherlands headquartered marine contractor - has issued its H1 2013 performance figures reporting a net profit of EUR123 million (USD164 million), up from EUR102 million (USD136.11 million) in H1 2012.
Views: 1389
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New Europe boss at C.H. Robinson

August 16 - August 16 - International logistics services provider C.H. Robinson has appointed Ivo Aris as director of European global forwarding.
Views: 794
Fracht develops new heavy-duty railcar thumbnail image

Fracht develops new heavy-duty railcar

August 15 - August 15 - Houston headquartered rail logistics specialist Fracht USA has designed and build a new railcar for use in the North American market.
Views: 1131
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Entrec sees strong growth

August 13 - August 13 - Entrec Corporation - an Alberta, Canada headquartered provider of heavy lift and heavy haul services - has issued its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2013 (Q2 2013).
Views: 1120
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Kerry buys Cargo Master's Group

August 12 - August 12 - Hong Kong headquartered logistics services provider Kerry Logistics has acquired a majority stake in Cargo Master's Group (CMG) - a Mexico based logistics and freight forwarding concern.
Views: 1028
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NEAS acquires MPV

August 12 - August 12 - Iqaluit, Canada headquartered shipping line NEAS has taken delivery of its newest multipurpose vessel - Mitiq - which will be deployed on services to Canada's isolated Arctic communities.
Views: 1156
ASCO Group releases annual report thumbnail image

ASCO Group releases annual report

August 12 - August 12 - UK headquartered international oil field services company ASCO Group has issued its trading results for 2012.
Views: 1341
The Friday Flyer - August 9th 2013 thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer - August 9th 2013

August 9 - The new VAT rules issued by Beijing applicable to ocean transport services is in danger of turning into an exercise of Chinese whispers as confusion reigns among shipping lines.
Views: 1608
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PCN celebrates 3rd birthday

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is celebrating its third anniversary. Today, PCN has an international presence that includes 197 members spanning more than 700 worldwide offices in 93 countries.
Views: 1188
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Rickmers-Linie adds Pavao

August 8 - August 8 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered Rickmers-Linie has appointed a new representative in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Celso H V Pavao has assumed the role of owner's representative - South America.
Views: 960
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Gebr

August 8 - August 8 - Logistics services provider Gebr
Port of Baltimore has strong 2013 thumbnail image

Port of Baltimore has strong 2013

August 7 - August 7 - The Port of Baltimore's public marine terminals handled a record 9.55 million tonnes of general cargo during FY2013 - measured July 2012 to June 2013 - up 2.4 percent over FY 2012.
Views: 755
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Public/private plan to grow UK offshore wind

August 7 - August 7 - The UK government and business have come together to publish a long-term plan that aims to strengthen the UK's position in the offshore wind industry - The Offshore Wind Industrial Strategy.
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Giants meet at London Stansted

August 7 - August 7 - IAG Cargo - the air freight unit of the International Airlines Group - saw the two largest members of its fleet, the B747-8F and the A380, meet for the first time at London Stansted International airport.
Views: 1046
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Agility sees strong Q2

August 7 - August 7 - Kuwait headquartered logistics services provider Agility has issued its financial results for second quarter of 2013.
Views: 881
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Charleston sees breakbulk surge

August 6 - August 7 - The Port of Charleston's Union Pier Terminal, located in South Carolina, USA has seen breakbulk cargo tonnage surge driven primarily by increases in steel shipments.
Views: 993
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Ocean carriers get asset light

August 6 - August 6 - Ocean carriers are increasingly resorting to leasing and chartering to acquire vessels and container equipment, says maritime research agency Drewry, which is resulting in opportunities for new players to enter the market.
Views: 741
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Braemar strengthens London team

August 5 - August 5 - Braemar Adjusting - a leading loss adjustor for the energy mining and power insurance markets worldwide - has added new faces to its London based adjusting teams.
Views: 600
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WSS takes steps in Myanmar

August 5 - August 5 - Maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) has established its first office in Myanmar as part of its global expansion programme.
Views: 950
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R&B Global Projects is now fully operational

August 5 - August 5 - R&B Global Projects,formed earlier this year by Dave Roosen and Ilse Blockx, is now fully operational from its headquarters in Opatija Riviera, Croatia.
Views: 918
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All change at the top

August 2 - August 2 - The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has today confirmed that its former secretary general, Daniel Fernandez, has left the Association.
Views: 425
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Erickson sees Q2 gains

August 1 - August 1 - Portland, Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has issued its Q2 2013 performance results.
Views: 1047

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