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Business News from February 2014

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Kalitta launches service to Amsterdam

February 27 - February 27 - Effective March 9, Kalitta Air LLC is launching a twice weekly B747-400F scheduled service routing New York - Amsterdam - New York in cooperation with Inter Aviation Services (IAS) and HAE Group.
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Auckland breakbulk on the up

February 27 - February 27 - The Port of Auckland has achieved record efficiencies and volumes for the six months ending December 31, 2013.
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Cuxport's berth 4 gets go ahead

February 25 - February 25 - A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed for the construction of berth 4 at the Cuxport terminal in Cuxhaven, Germany.
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Kings Transport buys Walkers Haulage

February 25 - February 25 - In Australia, Kings Consolidated Group has announced the acquisition of New South Wales-based haulage business, Walker's Haulage.
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Toll to power up Santos

February 24 - February 24 - Toll Group has been awarded a suite of contracts with oil and gas producer Santos, with a forecasted revenue in excess of AUD275 million (USD247 million) over five years.
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Liebherr crane aids Able's expansion

February 24 - February 24 - The arrival of a Liebherr LHM600SHL mobile harbour crane at the Able Seaton Port has marked a major step forward in Able UK's expansion of its port facilities on the Tees and Humber.
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Chipolbrok adds four

February 20 - February 20 - Chipolbrok has signed a contract with Shanghai Shipyard for the construction of four 32,000 dwt heavy lift vessels, for delivery to the company in 2015 and 2016.
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Meyer heads up Universal in Bremen

February 20 - February 20 - Universal Transport Michels GmbH & Co. KG. has opened a new office in Bremen and appointed Heike Meyer as its branch manager.
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Port projects planned at Longview

February 18 - February 18 - The Port of Longview has stated that in 2014 it plans to continue the redevelopment of Berth 4, as well as invest in the port's first mobile harbour crane.
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Kestrel and SSL to serve Americas

February 18 - February 18 - Kestrel Liner Agencies has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) as its agent in Sweden, Norway and Finland.
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First for Yekaterinburg, says Volga-Dnepr

February 17 - February 17 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported a 103-tonne turbine rotor from Frankfurt-Hahn to Yekaterinburg, Russia onboard on of its AN-124-100 freighter aircraft.
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Panama reaches initial deal to resume canal expansion

February 14 - February 14 - Reports in the international media suggest that the outline of a deal has been reached towards ending a lengthy budget dispute over the stalled project to expand the Panama canal.
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Concerns about new Australian heavy vehicle law

February 13 - February 13 - Australia's National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is working closely with the industry to address concerns about the length of time it is currently taking to issue permits for heavy haulage operators.
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Cautious optimism from WWH

February 13 - February 13 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWH) has seen a positive growth in deep sea volumes transported and the group's maritime services segment for the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Heavy lift growth at Tiong Woon

February 12 - February 12 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd has posted a net profit increase of 46 percent at SGD13.4 million (USD10.6 million) for the six months ended December 31, 2013.
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New Spanish office for WWL

February 12 - February 12 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened a new branch office in Barcelona to support its growing customer business in Spain.
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HAROPA optimistic for 2014

February 12 - February 12 - The port system grouping together Le Havre, Rouen and Paris - HAROPA - has recorded a six percent rise in sea traffic, and the number of containers handled in 2013.
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Pella buys Sietas

February 12 - February 12 - As of March 10, 2014, Russia's Pella Shipyard is taking over the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg.
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Seaway appoints de Bree

February 11 - February 11 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has appointed Peter de Bree as its new chief operating officer (coo).
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NCSG acquires Mullen

February 10 - February 10 - Edmonton headquartered NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services has acquired the Calgary based Mullen Rigging and Industrial Services Inc.
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Olympic moves for Volga-Dnepr

February 7 - February 7 - Volga-Dnepr Group has completed its role in helping the 2014 Winter Olympic Games get off to a flying start by delivering over 1,800 tonnes of air cargo to Sochi over the last 12 months.
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High five for Indian ports

February 6 - February 6 - The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal of four new container terminal projects and one multipurpose cargo berth project.
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M&M appoints Lunde

February 5 - February 5 - Maritime and Merchant AS (M&M), which is to be renamed Maritime & Merchant Bank ASA, has appointed Dagfinn Lunde to its board of directors.
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OXL seeks to reassure creditors

February 4 - February 5 - Just over one month since it filed for creditor protection, Zeebrugge-based heavy lift and multi-purpose shipping line OXL it is confident that it will meet the May deadline set by the Belgian court to restructure its business and satisfy cre
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ISS appoints Mackay

February 4 - February 4 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed David Mackay as senior vice president of its Africa region.
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Saudia Cargo maintains solid performance in 2013

February 4 - February 4 - Saudia Cargo continues to perform well despite the difficult economic climate, comments Nabil Khojah, ceo of the standalone air freight business of Saudi Arabian Airlines.
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M&M bank gets go ahead

February 3 - February 3 - Maritime & Merchant AS (M&M) has received regulatory approval to operate a private bank in Norway, which will be dedicated to meeting the funding needs of owners active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide.
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