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Business News from May 2014

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Safmarine MPV enhances West African service

May 27 - May 27 - Safmarine MPV has enhanced its Europe-West Africa service with the launch of ENERGY, a new dedicated shipping service that will provide the oil and gas industry with routes into West Africa.
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GAC partners with OMA to move giant barge

May 26 - May 26 - GAC and its local partner OMA Ivory Coast have project managed the movement of a massive installation barge from Escravos to Abidjan.
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Bonnie rocks on with ASCO

May 26 - May 26 - ASCO Group has continued its push into the Australian market after reaching agreement to become the majority shareholder in Bonnie Rock Transport - a specialist provider of oil and gas logistics support.
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Allianz appoints Khanna

May 23 - May 23 - Allianz Group's specialist corporate insurer, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Captain Rahul Khanna as global head of marine risk consulting, effective July 1, 2014.
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Carriers must embrace change, says Coyne

May 23 - May 23 - Larry Coyne, ceo of Coyne Airways, told delegates at the 10th annual meeting of the Air Cargo Club (ACC) that carriers must embrace change in order to survive in a new airfreight landscape defined by emerging global brands, modal shift and growin
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Capital projects and contracts - May 23rd 2014

May 23 - This week we have seen Technip win a giant USD6.14 billion EPC deal for a LNG facility in Russia, a consortium including RWE Dea and Petrofac securing a USD976 million contact to build a gas processing plant in the Algerian Sahara, and Europe's largest bl
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ISS appoints Phelps

May 22 - May 22 - Inchcape Shipping Service (ISS) has appointed Matthew Phelps as senior vice president of procurement and operations integration.
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Barnhart reaches new Hite

May 22 - May 22 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has reached a definitive agreement to purchase Hite Crane & Rigging based in Spokane, Washington.
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Air Partner bags two

May 20 - May 20 - Air charter broker, Air Partner, has revealed that Mark Middleton has joined the group as director of business development for freight - Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Middleton was previously commercial director at Chapman Freeborn.
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Adani in bumper Dhamra acquisition

May 20 - May 20 - Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone - one of India's largest private port operators - has acquired Dhamra Port in Odisha in a deal worth approximately USD941 million.
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Old friend at QCN booth

May 19 - May 19 - Visitors to the Quality Cargo Networks' booth at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp last week, got a pleasant surprise with the appearance of industry veteran, Kai-Stefan Vogel, who had been recruited by QCN directors, Wolfgang and Maarit
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Terex names EWPA in Poland

May 15 - May 15 - Terex Cranes has appointed EWPA Maszyny Budowlane as its authorised crane distributor for Poland.
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Bj

May 13 - May 13 - Magnus Bj
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Manston Airport to close on May 15 thumbnail image

Manston Airport to close on May 15

May 12 - May 12 - Manston Airport will shut its doors on May 15, 2014 explained the airport's owners, the Gloag Foundation.
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BNSF Railway allocates USD1 billion to Northern Corridor

May 12 - May 12 - BNSF Railway Corporation has started its USD1 billion investment plan to improve and extend rail capacity in US states along the Northern Corridor, which spans between the Pacific Northwest and Chicago.
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FPS expands network in Qatar

May 9 - May 9 - The Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS) network agent for Dubai, Jebel Ali and Abu Dhabi - Reliance Freight Systems - has opened a new office in Doha, Qatar.
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Capital projects and contracts - May 9th 2014

May 9 - Here is a round up of some the key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. This week we have seen GE secure a deal to supply gas engines for China's emerging shale gas market, Fluor winning an EPC contract for the Quell
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Agility posts profit progress

May 8 - May 8 - Agility posted a net profit increase of 11 percent at KD11.24 million (USD40 million) in the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period of 2013.
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Wilhelmsen operating profit declines

May 8 - May 8 - Despite a stable top line, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWH) posted a decline in operating profit in the first quarter of 2014, due to weaker profitability in the group's shipping and logistics activities.
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Grimaldi ups ro-ro frequency

May 8 - May 8 - Grimaldi Group has added two vessels to its Savona-Valencia ro-ro service and now offers daily departures from each of the gateways.
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US report calls for structural repair of bridges

May 7 - May 7 - An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has found that more than 63,000 bridges in the USA are in need of structural repair.
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SC&RA awards Forster

May 7 - May 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) presented the President's Award to Ben Forster of Rigging Gear Sales during its 2014 annual conference in Boca Raton.
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Terex ups Indonesia's floating crane capacity

May 7 - May 7 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has strengthened its presence in Indonesia, with the order of three further Terex Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes from Winning Logistics Investments Pte Ltd.
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Transitex Italia eyes sub-Saharan projects thumbnail image

Transitex Italia eyes sub-Saharan projects

May 6 - May 6 - Spanish freight forwarding group Transitex has established a new division in Genoa - Transitex Italia - specialising in project cargo and reefer logistics.
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Logwin improves operating margin in first quarter

May 5 - May 5 - The Logwin Group has reported revenues of EUR278.5 million (USD386.5 million) for the first quarter of 2014, a significant decrease on the EUR320.7 million (USD445million) achieved in the same period of 2013, which the company says is due to dives
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Manitowoc sees crane sales slip

May 2 - May 2 - Manitowoc Company reported Q1 2014 sales of USD850 million, down 5 percent year-on-year over Q1 2013.
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Ocean 7 appoints TSL thumbnail image

Ocean 7 appoints TSL

May 2 - May 2 - Ocean 7 Projects has appointed TSL Shipping & Trading as its exclusive commercial booking agent for the Americas.
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Camp in at JAXPORT

May 2 - May 2 - Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has appointed Franklin Camp to the port's sales and marketing team as director of non-containerised sales.
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Projects and contracts - May 2nd 2014 thumbnail image

Projects and contracts - May 2nd 2014

May 2 - 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 Saipem secure a USD1.8 billion deal for Stage 2 of the Shah Deniz Project, ICA Fluor win a substantial pipeline
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