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Business News from September 2014

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FSG shipyards in new hands

September 26 - September 26 - The Norwegian-controlled Siem Industries is taking control of the German Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard, including all of its employees.
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Port of Everett gets a lift

September 26 - September 26 - The Port of Everett is adding additional lift capacity to its operations in March 2015, with the purchase of a new 150-tonne capacity Terex GHMK 7608 mobile harbour crane.
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BDP strengthens Indian presence

September 26 - September 26 - BDP International has integrated the operations of its Indian partner Unique Global Logistics (UGL).
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Saudia Cargo appoints ECS

September 26 - September 26 - Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. (Saudia Cargo) has appointed ECS Global Air Cargo India as its exclusive general sales and services agent (GSSA) in India.
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Daewon Logipia in Korean buy

September 24 - September 24 - Daewon Logipia has obtained the accredited logistics consulting and services company Korea Logistics Consulting & Service.
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Stolberg resurfaces

September 22 - September 22 - It has emerged that Niels Stolberg, the former head of Beluga Shipping, is now the chairman of the supervisory board of Green Sailing GmbH, a Hamburg-based company that is planning to invest in a new generation of fuel-efficient cruise ship
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The Friday Flyer - September 19th 2014

September 19 - Today we saw the climax of what has been a rollercoaster ride for the United Kingdom, in the run-up to the Scottish independence referendum. The numbers were close, but the result is clear: a union that has lasted for 307 years remains together.
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Klekotka joins Transportation Improvement Board

September 16 - September 16 - John Klekotka, chief of engineering and planning at the Port of Everett, has been appointed to represent public ports on Washington State's Transportation Improvement Board.
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Ocean Three: last piece in the jigsaw

September 16 - September 16 - Specialist shipping consultant Drewry Maritime Research has suggested that the newly formed Ocean Three agreement is the final piece in the "mega-alliance" jigsaw puzzle.
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Lower Saxony port developments in the spotlight

September 12 - September 12 - The future development potentials of the nine ports with the Seaports Niedersachsen network were considered at a recent event in Papenburg, Germany, during which the future importance of the ports as logistics hubs for the German economy wa
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Bahri appoints Al-Omar

September 11 - September 11 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has appointed Ibrahim Abdulrahman Al-Omar as its new chief executive officer, effective October 1, 2014.
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Radical overhaul of EU transport infrastructure

September 11 - September 11 - The European Commission has invited Member States to propose projects to use EUR1.9 billion (USD2.4 billion) of EU funding to improve European transport connections.
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Barloworld closes Kumkani deal

September 10 - September 10 - South Africa's Barloworld Transport has acquired an 80 percent shareholding in specialised transport provider Kumkani Heavy Haulage.
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Sevenstar appoints Caren

September 10 - September 10 - With the demand for yacht transport expanding between North America and Asia, Sevenstar Yacht Transport has appointed Kris Caren as its new West Coast representative.
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Green Port Hull takes crucial step

September 9 - September 9 - Hull City Council's planning committee has given its consent to the proposed works at Alexandra Dock, Green Port Hull, following the submission of detailed plans by Associated British Ports (ABP) and Siemens in June of this year.
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September 9 - September 9 - Rene Bergerling has been appointed R
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PKP eyes rail mergers

September 9 - September 9 - Poland's leading rail freight operator, PKP Cargo, is in advanced talks regarding the acquisition of CTL Logistics and Advanced World Transport.
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Transdata goes multimodal

September 9 - September 9 - Having acquired 120 axles of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs), Brazilian specialised transportation company Transdata claims to own the largest self-propelled fleet in South America.
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Effer gives Collett fleet a boost

September 8 - September 8 - Halifax, UK based Collett Transport has taken delivery of an 8x4 Mercedes 4155 tractor unit, complete with a 205 tonne/m capacity Effer 2055 crane.
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AGL closes Tropical sale

September 5 - September 5 - AGL Resources has closed the sale of its Tropical Shipping and Seven Seas Insurance businesses to a subsidiary of Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources.
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Interim over for Horizon's Rubin

September 5 - September 5 - Horizon Lines's board of directors has elected interim president and chief executive officer (ceo) Steven Rubin to serve as president and ceo on a non-interim basis.
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SAL puts Poetz in Singapore

September 4 - September 4 - SAL Heavy Lift Singapore has transferred Alexander Poetz, senior project engineer and naval architect, from the company's Hamburg headquarters to its Asia/Australasia base in Singapore.
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Damco names global projects head

September 4 - September 4 - Damco has named Julien Ranzato to a new position as global head of project logistics, based in Houston.
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Everett selects new ceo

September 3 - September 3 - The Port of Everett Commission has appointed Les Reardanz its new chief executive officer.
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Bureau Veritas ups offshore offering

September 3 - September 3 - Bureau Veritas has acquired global leader in loss adjusting and risk assessment services for the offshore industry MatthewsDaniel.
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OIA opens in Mumbai

September 2 - September 1 - Logistics, materials management and packaging solutions provider OIA Global has opened a new office in Mumbai, India.
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Valtonen joins Blue Water

September 2 - September 2 - Erkki Valtonen has taken over the role of Blue Water Shipping's country manager for Finland from Henrik Mahlberg, who has been in charge of this area since 2013.
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Mediaco buys Lander Manutention

September 1 - September 1 - French crane rental and lifting company Mediaco has acquired the handling equipment rental company Lander Manutention.
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Strained markets hit Rickmers

September 1 - September 1 - In its interim report for the first half of 2014, the Rickmers Group said weak shipping markets affected all three of its divisions, including maritime assets, which comprises ship owning and chartering; maritime services, taking in vessel a
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