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Business News from October 2013

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Success for CLC Projects in KL

October 31 - October 31 - 54 project freight forwarders from 36 countries around the world attended the fourth global conference of CLC Projects Network, held October 24-25 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Six new members for THLG

October 31 - October 31 - The Heavy Lift Group appointed six new members during its 53rd conference, held last weekend in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England.
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Italian banks support Fagioli

October 29 - October 29 - Fagioli has secured new credit facilities from the group's existing pool of main Italian banks to support a three-year international growth plan and investments in new equipment.
Views: 681
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MEO acquires half of Uniwise

October 29 - October 29 - Singapore-headquartered Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) has executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire 50 percent of the shares in Uniwise Towage Limited (UWT) from Svitzer Asia.
Views: 635
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The Friday Flyer - October 25th 2013

October 25 - When is an auction not an auction? When a sole buyer turns up with a chequebook to make the lowest bid possible, especially when that buyer seems to be a group of potential competitors.
Views: 1443
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New CEO for DHL's Industrial Projects business

October 25 - October 25 - DHL Global Forwarding Industrial Projects has confirmed that Nikola Hagleitner has been appointed chief executive officer, filling a position vacated by the retirement of Hans Toggweiler at the end of May.
Views: 284
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Ainscough appoints Soltys

October 23 - October 23 - Ainscough Crane Hire has appointed Roland Soltys as project engineer.
Views: 685
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High cube container use is growing

October 22 - October 22 - Shipper demand for 40 ft high-cube containers is still increasing, creating stowage problems for ocean carriers and analytical difficulties for trade forecasters using teu measurements.
Views: 579
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Charles Gee group in administration

October 22 - October 22 - UK haulage and shipping group Charles Gee has called in restructuring firm FRP Advisory after suffering acute cashflow pressures following years of tough trading.
Views: 727
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Hopes raised for Seine-Scheldt link

October 21 - October 21 - France, the Netherlands and the Belgian regions of Flanders and Wallonia have signed the 'Declaration of Tallinn' in which they promise to undertake "all necessary steps" to bring the planned construction of the high capacity Seine-Nord Europ
Views: 831
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The Friday Flyer - October 18th 2013

October 18 - To misquote US Secretary of State Dean Rusk, lawmakers in Washington were 'eyeball to eyeball, and then the other side just blinked' this week when the US Congress passed a bill to reopen the government and raise the USD16.7 trillion federal debt limit. T
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Dockwise Yacht Transport sold

October 18 - October 18 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has sold Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) to Amsterdam-based Sevenstar Yacht Transport, which is part of the Spliethoff Group.
Views: 764
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Terex goes underground

October 17 - October 17 - A total of 18 Terex CTT flat top tower cranes are assisting in the construction of the City Circle Line, the fourth and final phase of the construction project for the Copenhagen Metro in Denmark.
Views: 873
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Kran Wind invests in Nooteboom

October 16 - October 16 - German company, A.M. Kran Wind GmbH has purchased three of Nooteboom's latest three-axle Super Wing Carriers.
Views: 752
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Hellmann appoints Quinn

October 16 - October 16 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Anthony Quinn as its new senior vice president, head of global business development.
Views: 655
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Isikson joins DHL

October 15 - October 15 - DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) has appointed Mark Isikson as its new head of Industrial Projects, Sub-Saharan Africa.
Views: 668
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Rickmers-Linie appoints Marmedsa

October 14 - October 14 - Rickmers-Linie, has appointed Marmedsa Noatum Shipping Agency as its sales agent in France.
Views: 717
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The Friday Flyer - October 11th 2013

October 11 - October 11 - The news that a team of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are to establish a bank especially structured to satisfy the funding needs of owners and operators active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide c
Views: 1299
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Airbus forecasts global freighter growth

October 11 - October 11 - Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has released its latest Cargo Global Market Forecast, highlighting how it sees the market for freighter aircraft developing over the next 20 years.
Views: 750
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BWS acquires ACi

October 11 - October 11 - Denmark headquartered Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has strengthened its position in the Nordic transport market following its acquisition of Swedish freight forwarder, ACi Transport & Spedition, based in Malm
Views: 737
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Bank on us, say Maritime & Merchant founders

October 11 - October 11 - Bloomberg is reporting that a trio of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are planning to set up a new bank to focus on the funding requirements of owners and operators active in the global shipping and offshore indus
Views: 705
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Air Partner: freight struggles

October 10 - October 10 - London headquartered air charter broker Air Partner has released its results for the 12 months ending July 31, 2013.
Views: 598
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AWA to market AAL's US West Coast service

October 10 - October 10 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) West Coast service.
Views: 927
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Dockwise to lift Concordia wreck

October 10 - October 10 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift shipping line Dockwise has been awarded the contract to load and transport the sunken vessel Concordia, offshore Isola del Giglio in Italy.
Views: 987
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PEMA adds Nooteboom capacity

October 9 - October 9 - Herzberg am Harz, Germany based PEMA Truck & Trailer hire has added several new Nooteboom semi low-loaders to its hire fleet.
Views: 651
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Scandinavian Shipping and Neptumar merge

October 8 - October 8 - Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics AB - owned by Sweden's Greencarrier AB - has merged with Neptumar AB, owned and operated by the German transport group Menzell & D
Views: 797
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Arctic Circle attracts key industry figures

October 8 - October 8 - Industry leaders, key government figures and other significant stakeholders will gather to discuss critical Arctic issues such as climate change, economic development and new shipping lanes at the inaugural Arctic Circle assembly, October 12-1
Views: 810
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Safmarine MPV eyes growth in USA

October 8 - October 8 - Further to our exclusive report in the September/October edition of HLPFI, it was good to see the recently relocated management team of Safmarine MPV flying the flag at the Breakbulk Americas event in New Orleans.
Views: 1085
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Terex team in stadium build

October 7 - October 7 - A trio of Brazilian crane rental and construction firms are using their combined expertise, along with a fleet of Terex machinery, to build the 45,000 capacity Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus.
Views: 875
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The Friday Flyer - October 4th 2013

October 4 - Who is to blame for the US government's partial shutdown and a potentially more damaging clash over the nation's borrowing authority, is best left to the political and economic classes.
Views: 1420
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HANSA appoints EPS in Scandinavia

October 4 - October 4 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Denmark based Energy Project Shipping ApS (EPS) its exclusive agent in Scandinavia.
Views: 1034
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Sims joins Schenker Limited

October 3 - October 3 - Schenker Limited has appointed Michael Sims its new ocean freight director, effective October 1, 2013.
Views: 755
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Grieg Star gets Good in UK

October 3 - October 3 - John Good Shipping has been appointed UK agent for Grieg Star, owner and operator of one of the world's largest open hatch fleets.
Views: 691
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Panama Canal widening may slow US East Coast container transit

October 3 - October 3 - Project cargo forwarders handling containerised cargo through US East Coast ports may find the arrival of larger box ships following the expansion of the Panama Canal actually slows down the transit of their boxes through ports along the Easte
Views: 760
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AWA markets AAL West Coast service

October 1 - October 1 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) new West Coast service.
Views: 875

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