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Business News from April 2014

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Rotterdam wins Brazilian business

April 30 - April 30 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica signed a joint venture agreement in Vit
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Hunt & Palmer partners with Wexco

April 29 - April 29 - Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters has expanded its specialist air cargo network with the appointment of Wexco Group as its general sales agent (GSA) for Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 971
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Geodis appoints Indian head of sales

April 25 - April 25 - Geodis India has appointed Sascha Von Ometzinski as national sales manager, with responsibility for the sales and marketing development of Geodis' freight forwarding and logistics division in India.
Views: 980
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Remote Russian move for Tuscor Lloyds

April 24 - April 24 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a seven-tonne wheeled loader from the UK to Korsakov in Russia as out-of-gauge cargo, using a 40 ft flat rack container.
Views: 1248
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Greencarrier strengthens Norwegian operations

April 23 - April 23 - Greencarrier AB, which until now has operated as two separate operations in Norway, has decided to merge its freight forwarding and logistics activities into one entity.
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RABT reveals terms of share offering

April 23 - April 23 - Having turned down a takeover bid from its largest shareholder Kistefos, troubled Swedish shipowner Rederi AB TransAtlantic (RABT) has resolved on terms for its upcoming share issue.
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Moroccan pipe move for Alliance

April 22 - April 22 - Alliance Logistics transported 1,153 m of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe from Stathelle, Norway to Mohammadia in Morocco.
Views: 1052
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Wasa becomes DSV

April 17 - April 17 - Having been acquired by DSV Air & Sea Oy three years ago, Finland's Wasa Logistics is to change its official name to DSV Air & Sea Projects Oy (DSV Projects Finland) on May 1, 2014.
Views: 1020
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Projects and contracts - April 17th 2014

April 17 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen a Technip Heerema consortium secure a USD3.5 billion contract offshore Angola, the NADB providing finance to Mex
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Cebulla joins Logwin

April 16 - April 16 - Marcus Cebulla will be joining the Logwin Group as a member of the executive committee with effect from October 1, 2014.
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Loomis to buy VIA MAT

April 14 - April 14 - Loomis AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Zurich-based VIA MAT Holding AG, which has an enterprise value of approximately CHF200 million (USD227.3 million)
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Dynamar says PCC/PCTC fleet is growing while conventional ro-ro lags

April 14 - April 14 - A new study from Dynamar, "Deepsea Ro/Ro Shipping - Operators, Ships & Trades (2014), detailing conventional ro-ro vessels and vehicle carriers operating in the sector, found that while the conventional deep sea ro-ro fleet is contracting, the
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Fairmount tows Sevan Louisiana

April 14 - April 14 - Fairmount Marine's Fairmount Sherpa has towed the ultra deep water rig Sevan Louisiana over 18,500 km from Singapore to Cura
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ISS names new liner VP

April 14 - April 14 - Inchcape Shipping Services has appointed Chris Crookal vice president of its liner division.
Views: 943
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Liberum recommends Air Partner

April 14 - April 14 - Investment banking consultant Liberum has issued a report about Air Partner, stating that UK based air charter broker has shown good underlying performance in its latest financial results.
Views: 727
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ENTREC lowers 2014 revenue expectations

April 14 - April 14 - ENTREC Corporation has reduced its expectations regarding revenues for 2014, blaming lower levels of equipment utilisation, which it expects to continue into the second quarter of 2014. These reduced expectations primarily relate to the timing
Views: 857
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HSH Nordbank suffers heavy losses

April 11 - April 11 - HSH Nordbank, one of the world's largest maritime lenders, revealed that it lost EUR814 million (USD1.13 billion) during its 2013 financial year, up from EUR124 million (USD172 million) in 2012.
Views: 910
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Projects and contracts - April 11th 2014

April 11 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week. We have seen the US and Russia fall out over nuclear energy, the incorporation of what will be one of the world's leading alumini
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Cargolux to fly to Zhengzhou

April 11 - April 11 - After operating a series of charter flights, Cargolux Airlines International SA will begin regular scheduled services between Luxembourg and Zhengzhou - the capital of Chinese province Henan - on April 24.
Views: 944
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Freydag joins BDP

April 10 - April 10 - BDP International has appointed Claus Freydag as country manager for its German subsidiary, BDP International GmbH.
Views: 975
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Greencarrier opens in Belarus

April 10 - April 10 - Greencarrier Freight Services has opened a new office in Minsk, Belarus, which will be managed by previous Vilnius branch manager, Aurimas Digrevicius.
Views: 983
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ALE buys ECR Group

April 9 - April 9 - UK headquartered ALE Heavy Lift has acquired the majority of shares in ECR Group. The acquisition follows a successful joint venture between the two companies.
Views: 1044
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New lead for GAC Australia

April 9 - April 9 - Scott Henderson has been appointed managing director of GAC Australia, following the retirement of Phil Coolican.
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Abrahams to head up new Terex facility

April 8 - April 8 - Terex Cranes has opened a new product support location in Singapore which will be managed by newly appointed sales and customer support leader for Southeast Asia, Bradley Abrahams.
Views: 1208
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Gothenburg reveals Master Plan

April 8 - April 8 - The Port of Gothenburg has revealed its new Master Plan that will govern infrastructure spending at the Swedish gateway until 2035.
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Saltchuk makes Tropical acquisition

April 8 - April 8 - A subsidiary of Saltchuk Resources has entered into a binding purchase and sale agreement to acquire Tropical Shipping and its related transportation, consolidation and cargo insurance companies.
Views: 991
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ISS appoints Leonard

April 7 - April 7 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Jason Leonard as its global HSSE manager.
Views: 735
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Roland Spedition files for insolvency

April 4 - April 4 - The law firm, Philip Schober Brinkmann & Partner Bremen, which was appointed provisional administrator when Bremen's Roland Spedition GmbH filed for insolvency last month, has said that the company's business operations will continue in full, as
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Projects and contracts - April 4th 2014

April 4 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week, including a QDVC-led JV winning a large motorway construction project and Wood Group securing retrofit projects in Australia.
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Alian

April 4 - April 4 - Alian
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WSS strengthens Asian management

April 3 - April 3 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has appointed Hege Solstad regional director for WSS Asia Pacific and Harald Lundestad as general manager for WSS Singapore.
Views: 875
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AmQuip chooses Terex

April 2 - April 2 - At the CONEXPO in Las Vegas, AmQuip Corporation placed an order for a Terex Superlift 3800 crawler crane and 24 Terex RT 555-1 rough terrain cranes.
Views: 938
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Project shipping comes under pressure

April 2 - April 2 - Following a tough 2013 the multipurpose shipping sector looks set to bounce back this year, according to Drewry Maritime Research's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report. However, the project cargo market faces an uphi
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ISS wins Brazilian project

April 1 - April 1 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has been appointed by Van Oord to provide a range of support solutions to an offshore pipelaying project at Rota Cabiunas in Brazil's Santos Basin.
Views: 983
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Darka discharges survey boat

April 1 - April 1 - Darka for Trading & Services was appointed agent for Sevenstar Yacht Transport's vessel Zelada Desgagnes to discharge a 34-tonne survey boat at its port call in Port Sudan.
Views: 947
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Catamaran duo set sail

April 1 - April 1 - Alex. Birger Grieg AS has arranged the transportation of two catamarans onboard SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Gloria.
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