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Business News from January 2015

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Mammoet's Kleijn to give keynote at summit

January 30 - January 30 - Jan Kleijn, Mammoet chief executive officer, will give the keynote address at the World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on November 4-5, 2015.
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Shuttlelift introduces SB 120

January 29 - January 29 - Shuttlelift has launched its brand new SB 120 crane - a single beam, single hook, rubber-tyred gantry crane boasting a lifting capacity of 109 tonnes.
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Zeeland returns to growth

January 28 - January 28 - Zeeland Seaports reported that cargo throughput at its Dutch gateways increased by 6.3 percent year-on-year to more than 35 million tonnes during 2014.
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Record year at Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville

January 27 - January 27 - The Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville handled over 2.4 million tonnes of cargo in 2014, up 48 percent over 2013. This was the first time annual shipments exceeded 2 million tonnes in the port's 29-year history.
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C. Steinweg Oman adds Gottwald capacity

January 27 - January 27 - C. Steinweg Oman, operator of the multipurpose cargo terminal at SOHAR Port and Freezone, has taken delivery of a 100-tonne lifting capacity Gottwald HMK 6407 crane.
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New UK abnormal load reporting system takes effect

January 27 - January 27 - In the UK, the latest version of ESDAL (Electronic Service Delivery for Abnormal Loads), the Highways Agency website for hauliers notifying abnormal load movements to Structure Owning Authorities, has gone live after lengthy delays.
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Panalpina scoops BIFA project forwarding award

January 22 - January 22 - Panalpina World Transport has won the Project Forwarding Award at the British International Freight Association's (BIFA) Freight Service Awards 2014, in a year that saw continuing economic recovery in the UK.
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January 22 - January 22 - Ro-ro carrier H
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Occis to head up Port of Rouen

January 21 - January 21 - Nicolas Occis, a chief civil and forestry engineer, has been named executive director of HAROPA's Port of Rouen.
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Greencarrier achieves ISO standards

January 20 - January 20 - Greencarrier Freight Services has achieved management (ISO 9001) and environmental (ISO 14001) certification for its energy and projects business unit.
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Port of Tyne extension takes step forward

January 20 - January 20 - The Port of Tyne has appointed a contractor to undertake the GBP25 million (USD37.87 million) extension of the Riverside Quay - the gateway's deep-sea facility at South Shields.
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Maximus launches one-stop-shop

January 20 - January 20 - Maximus Air is launching a brand new one-stop-shop service in 2015, which will combine the airline's existing oversized cargo fleet with a global network of partners and offer a door-to-door delivery service for the first time.
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Logistics industry looks beyond BRICS, says Agility

January 20 - January 20 - Mixed economic performances in BRICS countries has been offset by dynamic growth in a number of ASEAN and GGC countries, sub-Saharan Africa and large next-tier economies such as Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico and Pakistan, said the latest Agility
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Ferrero joins PTV Transport Consult

January 19 - January 19 - PTV Transport Consult has appointed Thomas Ferrero to its managerial team. He will succeed Michel Zeers and Dr Gerd Bahm, both of whom will leave the managerial board during the course of 2015.
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Panalpina heads further into Africa

January 19 - January 19 - Panalpina has opened two new offices in Casablanca, Morocco and Nairobi, Kenya, where the company says opportunities for growth exist predominantly in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
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Hansa agrees new finance deal

January 16 - January 16 - Hansa Heavy Lift has completed a long-term financial agreement with its core banking group for its fleet of heavy lift vessels.
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Allseas launches Central Asian network

January 15 - January 15 - Allseas Global has established new offices in Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, formed a joint venture in Pakistan, signed a partnership agreement in Kuwait and Iraq, and continued the expansion of its Dubai office.
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BNSF to transform wind logistics

January 15 - January 15 - BNSF Logistics has successfully tested its new Blade Runner service - an innovative fixture designed to optimise the movement of wind turbine blades via rail and ocean transport.
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Porter joins UTC

January 15 - January 15 - UTC Overseas has appointed Ronald Porter as its senior project advisor, to be based at the company's Houston offices.
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LOC promotes from within

January 14 - January 14 - Marine engineering consultancy LOC Group (London Offshore Consultants) has appointed Andrew Pointing to the newly created role of group director, marine assurance and risk.
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Freight transportation market to be worth USD23bn by 2019

January 14 - January 14 - The worldwide freight transportation management market is set to grow from USD15.30 billion (2014) to USD23.69 billion by 2019 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.14%, according to a new market research report titled 'Freight Transpo
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Ipsen strengthens projects team

January 14 - January 14 - Ipsen Logistics has strengthened its project forwarding department by appointing Helmut Normann as director of projects.
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Vallianz takes Holmen share

January 12 - January 12 - Singapore headquartered offshore services company Vallianz Holdings has acquired a 45 percent stake in Holmen Heavylift Offshore for SGD2.85 million (USD2.28 million).
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Coscol divests shares

January 9 - January 9 - International media reports suggest that Qianhai Kaiyuan Fund has agreed to subscribe to half of Cosco Shipping's (Coscol) CNY2.5 billion (USD402 million) private placement.
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FREJA ups projects expertise

January 8 - January 8 - FREJA Transport & Logistics has strengthened its focus on project and heavy lift cargo with the appointment of Hongyi Niu as its global project manager.
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Broekman takes over Marico

January 7 - January 7 - The Broekman Group has taken over the Marico Group, a holding and finance company with a number of shareholdings that are active in the industry of cargo handling, agency activities and shipbroking, including BV Scheepvaart & Handelmaatschappi
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Port of Everett sees changes at top

January 7 - January 7 - The Port of Everett's marine terminal director Dave Madill is to retire in April 2015, with current marketing director Walter Seidl appointed to replace him.
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Venice going offshore

January 5 - January 5 - The Venice Port Authority has taken another step forward with its innovative offshore-onshore port transfer system.
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January 5 - January 5 - Ingar Skiaker, ceo of H
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ISS appoints Blom

January 5 - January 5 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has enhanced its African management team with the appointment of Riaan Blom as vice president, sales for the region.
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